Department of Language & Literature
Scholarships awarded through the University Foundation are identified with an (F) following the description. Information and applications for Foundation scholarships may be obtained from the Office of Institutional Advancement (Burton House).
All other scholarships and awards are administered by organizations, academic departments, and schools. Contact the department chair for additional information.
English Club Scholarships
The English Club awards one or more scholarships of $50 to $100 annually to outstanding members of the club.
Gerry Henson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is presented annually to an outstanding English major. (F)
Gladys Carman Bellamy Scholarship
A scholarship presented annually to an outstanding English major, this scholarship honors a former chair of the Language Arts Department.
Grace Jencke-Gladys Bellamy English Award
An award presented annually to the senior English major with the highest grade point average in English classes.
Language Arts Department Scholarship
These scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding students majoring in English. (F)
Leroy Thomas Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is presented annually to an outstanding English major. This scholarship honors a former Language Arts faculty member. (F)
Mabel Owen English Scholarship
These scholarships are awarded to outstanding English majors selected by a faculty committee. This scholarship honors a former language arts faculty member.
Mary Hood Memorial Scholarships
These scholarships are presented annually to outstanding English majors. (F)
Ted Ray Pyle Scholarship
This memorial award is presented to a student who has demonstrated outstanding skill in writing. This award honors a former Language Arts faculty member. (F)
Other SWOSU Scholarships
For more scholarships available at SWOSU, visit the Student Financial Services site.
Spanish Club Scholarship
The SWOSU Spanish Club, “Sombreros y Mantillas,” awards $50 annually to a student who minors in Spanish.
James Males Spanish Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded periodically to an outstanding Spanish major.