If you plan to study Comparative literature in college, you may be eligible for additional scholarships! We've put together a list of scholarships open to Comparative literature majors to help you afford college tuition.
List of scholarships for Comparative literature majors
|Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship||$15,000||April 10, 2018|
|Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund||$2,000||March 1, 2018|
|Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship||$ -||March 6, 2018|
|Iowa Scholarships for the Arts||$1,500||February 1, 2018|
|ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest||$250||July 15, 2017|
|Davidson Fellows Scholarship||$50,000||February 8, 2018|
|The Beinecke Scholarship Program||$34,000||February 17, 2018|
|ISI Henry Salvatori Fellowship||$10,000||January 16, 2018|
|Valley Humanities Review High School Scholarship||$500||December 15, 2017|
|UNCF Ralph and Fanny Ellison Scholarship||$10,000||March 3, 2018|
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship
The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.
Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund
Founded in 1949, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year, and scholarships are renewable for four (4) years of college in the state of Washington. Approximately 35-40 awards are made each year depending on funds available for new awards and renewal awards.
Eligibility:-Be a graduating senior from a public high school in the county of King, Pierce or Snohomish in the state of Washington in the year of appointment-Be a United States citizen-Plan to attend a college in the state of Washington on a full-time basisMusic, sculpture, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science are not accepted as major subject courses.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship
The Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship was established in honor of the former Speaker of the State House of Representatives. The scholarship is renewable so long as recipients maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Eligibility:-Must be a legal resident of Delaware-Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen-High school senior who ranks in upper half of class and has a combined score of 1000 on the SAT-Enrolled full-time at the University of Delaware or Delaware State University-Majoring in the humanities or social sciences. Preference will be given to political science majors-Must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to the application deadlineEssay (1,000 to 1,200 words on one of the following topics):1. With the continuing economic challenges facing the U.S. and the international community, what strategies would you implement to ensure that the next generation will be able to afford college, find rewarding employment, and save for the future? 2. Every generation is different from the previous generation in important ways. How is your generation different from that of your parents? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your answer. 3. If you could invent something new, what product would you develop? Use specific details to explain why this invention is needed. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Iowa Scholarships for the Arts
At the time of application, student applicants must be enrolled at the senior class level in an Iowa high school and display proven artistic ability in the areas of music, dance, visual arts, theater or literature.
Scholarship funds are awarded contingent upon recipients being accepted as full-time undergraduate students at a fully-accredited Iowa college or university. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest
This annual essay competition was established in 1998 to honor Lincoln vet George Watt, a writer and lifelong activist central to the creation of ALBA.
Students from anywhere in the world are invited to submit an essay or thesis chapter about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in 1920s and 1930s, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the international volunteers who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936 to 1938. Work will be judged on the basis of originality, quality of research, and effectiveness of argument or presentation. The prize is awarded in three categories: pre-collegiate, undergraduate and graduate studies. Undergraduate award:-Essays must be between 2,000 and 10,500 words-Submissions may be in Spanish or English-Submissions must have been produced to fulfill an undergraduate course or degree requirement Graduate award:-Submissions must be between 3,500 and 12,500 words-Submissions may be in Spanish or English-Applicant must currently be registered as a graduate student and work must be related to graduate studies For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Davidson Fellows Scholarship
The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards prestigious scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy and outside the box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception.
STEM Categories: Science, Technology, Engineering, MathematicsHumanities Categories: Literature, Music, PhilosophyEligibility:-18 years or younger as of October 1-Be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S. (including those in the U.S. military sustained overseas on active duty)-Student's projects are at, or close to graduate level depth of knowledge in their area of studyFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
The Beinecke Scholarship Program
The Beinecke Scholarship Program awards each scholar $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship.
Students must be a college junior pursuing a bachelor's degree and plan to enter a master's or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Students in the social sciences who plan to pursue graduate study in neuroscience should not apply. Nominations are made by the college or university. Students should contact their campus liaison for information.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
ISI Henry Salvatori Fellowship
The ISI Salvatori Fellowship seeks to further an understanding and appreciation of the principles held by the American Founding Fathers and the culture that formed their values and views.
Eligibility:-Members of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute-Engaged in graduate studies for the purpose of teaching at the collegiate level-U.S. citizens enrolled full-time in a graduate program-Pre-professional students (medical, law, divinity, business, etc.) are not eligibleApplicants must submit an original, 1,250-2,500 word essay responding to one of the following questions:1. "What is the relationship between liberal education and a free society?"2. "What is the significance of the American Founding in the evolution of the free society?"For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Valley Humanities Review High School Scholarship
The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities - including literature, film, art, history, religion, or philosophy - written by current high school students that demonstrate high quality, intellectual rigor, and originality. The winner will receive a $500 prize and publication in the spring issue.
The goal with all our projects is to encourage a culture of undergraduate research at our college and in the wider academic community, where excellent undergraduate work can attain a wider audience and appreciation, inspiring students to greater application and imagination in their fields.All submissions should adhere to the Chicago style in formatting, footnoting and bibliography. Essays should be between 2,500-6,000 words in length, be free of errors and have an original title. Only one (1) essay per student. All contest submissions should be emailed as a Word document attachment. Please list the title of the contest to which you are submitting in the subject line of your email. All contest entries should be free of any identifying marks such as names, addresses, or high school affiliations. Please give contact information, including name, address, and high school, in the body of your email.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
UNCF Ralph and Fanny Ellison Scholarship
The Ralph and Fanny Ellison Scholarship was established to financially support students who are from NY studying English or Music. Candidates for this scholarship are expected to be involved in school and community leadership and have exhibited qualities of high character and integrity.
Eligibility:- Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA- Must be classified as a sophomore at the time of application and enrolled full-time at any accredited college or university with preference given to students at HBCU's- A 500-word personal essay that describes the legacy of Ralph Ellison and his impact on the world today- Applicants are required to complete the FAFSA and demonstrate an unmet financial need as verified by the financial aid office of your institution- Student must be a literature/English or music majorFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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