Scholarships for English Majors
If you have specific questions about any scholarship listed here excluding the Jim Harrell Scholarship, you may contact Dr. Eric Vaccarella at (205) 665-6415. For the Jim Harrell Poetry Scholarship, please contact Jim Murphy at (205) 665-6420.
The deadline for all listed scholarships is March 1.
Cynthia Acosta Gravlee Scholarship For Junior English and Foreign Language Majors
The Cynthia Acosta Gravlee Scholarship was established on March 7, 2006 for rising full-time junior English majors with a minor or double major in Foreign Language or Foreign Language majors with a minor or double major in English.
English Merit Scholarship For Incoming Freshmen English Majors
This scholarship, funded by an anonymous donor, provides a $3,500 award for an incoming freshman English major and is renewable for up to four years.
Eva O. Golson Scholarship For Senior English Majors
The Eva O. Golson Memorial Scholarship was established in April 1985 to honor Dr. Golson, whose career at the University of Montevallo spanned 46 years. The scholarship was intended to perpetuate the ideals of Dr. Golson: devotion to learning, love of language, commitment to scholarship and compassion for others.
Judy Nordan Trotter Memorial Scholarship For Incoming Freshmen English Majors
The Judy Nordan Trotter Memorial Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students. Priority is given to a graduate of a Shelby County high school who intends to major in English.
Laurie Ann Cox Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement in English For Juniors
The Laurie Ann Cox Memorial scholarship for Outstanding Achievement in English was established by Katie C. Cox on February 3, 2012 in memory of her daughter Laurie Ann Cox, a student who died in 1986.
Melba Griffin Scholarship For Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
The Melba Griffin Scholarship Endowment was established on June 29, 1998 in accordance with the provisions of the will of Melba Griffin, a 1927 alumna of Alabama College (now University of Montevallo).
Sarah G. Palmer Adult Returning Student Scholarship For Adult Returning Students
The Sarah G. Palmer Scholarship for Adult Returning Students was established to honor long-time UM English professor Sarah Palmer upon her retirement in July 2000. The scholarship created in her name is intended to promote her vision of the transformative power of education, especially in the lives of “nontraditional” or “returning” adult students.
Southern Progress Scholarship For Senior English Majors
The Southern Progress Scholarship for English was established on April 15, 2002 to provide a scholarship opportunity for English majors.
The Head/Cleveland Scholarship is awarded annually to students who have demonstrated a commitment to issues of social justice, sustainability, or environmental stewardship.
Tim & Ellen Lupinacci Scholarship
The Tim and Ellen Lupinacci Scholarship was established on June 28, 2006 to provide financial assistance for deserving students.
Harris Scholarship in English and Foreign Language
The Harris Scholarship in English and Foreign Language was established on June 6, 2003 in memory of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Harris by the estate of Alyce E. Harris .