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English Scholarships

Application procedures may vary.  For additional information or application procedures, contact the department or visit their website: http://www.jmu.edu/english/

Jean Wampler Cash Fund for the David Hallman Award for Excellence in the Study of Southern Literature

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 History:
The Jean W. Cash Fund for the David Hallman Award for Excellence in the Study of Southern Literature. Each year, this fund will provide a cash award to an outstanding undergraduate senior or junior who demonstrates exceptional achievement in the study of Southern Literature and who plans to attend graduate school. It is expected that this fund will provide a minimum award of $200 to the recipient. The University's Department of English will make the selection of a qualified student. Beyond this criterion, the appointment of a student as a Hallman Award Scholar shall follow the University's guidelines for awarding of scholarships.
 

The Joye and Robert Ledford Scholarship

 Criteria:
     Need Based? No
     Freshman Only? No
 History:
An endowed scholarship established by Joye and Robert Ledford of Richmond, VA. This scholarship will participate in the VA Student Assistance Scholarship Program. The recipient must be a full-time JMU student majoring in English; must be in good standing and a legal resident of VA. Financial need should be considered, however, financial need is not required. The English faculty should nominate a candidate no later than May 31st for the coming academic year.
 

Stanley Rhys Say Scholarship

 Criteria:
     Need Based? Yes
     Freshman Only? No
 History:
An endowed scholarship established in memory of Stanley Rhys Say to award scholarship to English majors who are at least juniors.
 

 

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  Contact Information:
   Warren Hall
   MSC 3519
   Harrisonburg, VA 22807
   540-568-7820 (phone) 
   540-568-7994 (fax)
   scholarships@jmu.edu
  

Susan K. Moyers
Associate Director for Grants & Scholarships
Email: moyerssk@jmu.edu   

 

Steven Cox

Assistant Director for Scholarships

Email: coxsn@jmu.edu

 

Vivian Ferris
Scholarship Coordinator

Email: ferrisvl@jmu.edu