Financial Aid

Missouri Western Scholarships - English and Modern Language

English and Modern Language Scholarship
Scholarship are available on a competitive basis for students majoring in English or Modern Language.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Excellence-English and Modern Language (Freshman)
Scholarships of at least $500 will be awarded to incoming first-year students intending to major or minor in one or more departmental programs. Applicants must score 22 or higher on the EACT. Financial need will be a consideration.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Extended Study Abroad Scholarship
Scholarship for extended study abroad (one-two semesters) with a Missouri Western exchange program in a French; German; or Spanish speaking country. Preference is given to German minors and French or Spanish majors. Awards are based on academic achievement and financial need.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Foreign Language Acheivement Scholarship
Achievement scholarship for French majors; German minors; and Spanish majors. Students must be a German minor or a French or Spanish major. Awards are based on academic achievement and financial need.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Frances Flanagan Scholarship
Dr. Frances Flanagan, long-time department member and former chair, established this scholarship for a Sigma Tau Delta member to help purchase books. The applicant must have a minimum of 60 credit hours, a minimum 3.0 GPA and have an English or Journalism major. Must be involved in Departmental, Institutional and Community activities and have 2 letters of reference from faculty members.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Francis and Marceline Davis (English)
This award is an alternating annual athletic and English scholarship awarded to declared English major or minors or a student athlete. Recipients must have completed at least 24 hours of coursework at Missouri Western; earned a GPA of 2.5 or above; and demonstrate financial need.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Hayes Bagnall Literacy Scholarship
Established in honor of Norma Hayes Bagnall; former English professor at Missouri Western. The applicant must be working as a mentor or tutor in a Chapter I school or actively working the same amount of time in an established literacy program.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Irene Ertman Memorial Travel Award
Established by Tau Mu Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta; international English honor society; in memory of deceased colleague; Irene Ertman. This scholarship will help with expenses to send a Sigma Tau Delta member to a conference at which he / she gives a paper. The applicant must have a 3.0 GPA; both cumulative and in English.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Isabel Rice Sparks Scholarship
The Department of English and Modern Language established this scholarship in honor of Isabel Rice Sparks, long-time department member, former chair and international president of Sigma Tau Delta; English honor society. Applicants must be an English major or minor with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applicants who have participated in departmental activities are preferred.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

James McCarthy Scholarship
This scholarship is available to a full-time student majoring in English. Qualified applicants must have a 3.00 GPA.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Jennifer A. George Scholarship
This endowed scholarship was established in memory of Jennifer A. George; a 1992 graduate of Missouri Western; by her family and friends. The scholarship will be awarded in the spring semester to a junior or senior English major with emphasis in technical communication or journalism. Financial need will be a consideration.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Joseph & Minnie Doherty Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior majoring in English who has a minimum GPA of 2.5 and demonstrates financial need.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Richard B. Taylor Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the department’s faculty and staff in memory of Richard Taylor; who taught English and Journalism at Missouri Western. Applicants must be English/Journalism majors or minors and have served on the staff of the Griffon Yearbook or the Griffon News.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Rosemary Hoffman Study in France Scholarship
This scholarship was established in the honor of Rosemary Hoffman; a former French professor at Missouri Western State University to support students’ study in France. Preference given to French majors but available to students enrolled in French courses who have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students must provide a personal statement.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Sandra Jacobs Recognition Scholarship
The Department of English and Modern Language established this scholarship in honor of Sandra Jacobs; long-time department secretary and Missouri Western BSE honors English graduate. This scholarship is for a departmental major or minor who has participated in departmental activities and completed 30 or more hours with a GPA above 3.0. Financial need will be a consideration.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Sandra Stubblefield Memorial Scholarship
Sandra J. Stubblefield was a 1984 graduate of Missouri Western and former professor in the Department of English. This scholarship was established in her memory by her family in 2010 to pay tribute to a woman who emphasized the value of higher education for individuals in all stages of life. The scholarship is available to full-time junior or senior declared English majors. Preference is given to non-traditional students and students from Andrew; Atchison; Holt; and Nodaway counties in Missouri. Qualified applicants must demonstrate financial need and possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application