Marian Alexander Blake and Merrill Clifford Blake Scholarship in Confederate Literature
This is a $5000 Scholarship awarded to a graduate student in English at Marshall. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in Confederate literature, an aptitude for research and writing, and a record of academic achievement. The recipient of the Blake Scholarship writes a thesis in an area related to Confederate literature and makes use of the resources of the Rosanna A. Blake Confederate Library at Marshall University. Please contact the graduate adviser for additional information and application materials. The deadline for application will be posted each year.
Jack R. Brown Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship in English is awarded to a sophomore English major who is enrolled full-time in either the College of Education or the College of Liberal Arts. Candidates for this scholarship must have completed the freshman year at Marshall University in one complete academic year, and have attained the highest overall grade point average of any sophomore English major. The recipient of this scholarship award is selected by the chair of the Department of English in coordination with the Office of Student Financial Aid.
Ruth Flower Brown Scholarship
Named for a member of the English faculty at Marshall from 1926 to 1959, this scholarship is awarded to senior English majors. Candidates for this award must have a 3.5 overall GPA and a 3.5 GPA in English courses. Nominations are accepted annually in the early Spring.