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Scholarships - Columbus State University

Department of English

Scholarships

2022–2023 English Scholarships

The Susan M. Cochran Memorial Endowment for Faulkner Studies

Applications are due April 18th, 2022 and may be requested from Dr. Patrick Jackson (see contact information below)

Contact
Dr. Patrick Jackson
Associate Professor of English
English Department
Columbus State University
4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907
jackson_patrick5@columbusstate.edu
(706) 565-1206

Overview
Created in memory of Columbus resident Susan M. Cochran and her dedication to studies of the great American author William Faulkner, the Susan M. Cochran Memorial Endowment for Faulkner Studies provides scholarship funding for high-achieving students majoring in English at Columbus State University to pursue their education in literary studies. This merit-based scholarship is $1,000 per year renewable for up to four years and includes an additional travel grant of up to $1,000 to attend the University of Mississippi’s annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in Oxford.

Eligibility Selection Criteria
In order to be considered for the scholarships, applicants must

  • Be an incoming student at Columbus State University
  • Declare a major in English
  • Sign a letter of intent to meet all requirements of the scholarship

Requirements for Renewal
In order to be considered for a scholarship renewal, awardees must

  • Maintain a 3.0 grade point average. Continue to pursue a degree in English
  • Enroll in a seminar or directed study course on Faulkner with CSU faculty member by or during third year of study
  • Attend Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in Oxford by or during the third year of study

Cochran Faulkner Scholarship Application Form (PDF)


McGlaun Scholarship

Used for student travel by those English majors presenting papers at academic conferences or other relevant academic travel.

Deadline for Fall 2021 application: October 15th, 2021
Deadline for Spring 2022 application: March 11th, 2022

Application Form (PDF)


Spano Scholarship

Used by English majors who are studying abroad to purchase books.

Deadline for Fall 2021 application: October 15th, 2021
Deadline for Spring 2022 application: March 11th, 2022

Application Form (PDF)


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