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Here are some of the Literature scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Summer Internship Program in Research for Graduate Students

Description: Interns in this eight-week* program participate in research under the guidance of an ETS mentor in any of these areas: educational measurement and psychometrics validity natural language processing and speech technologies cognitive psychology learning theory linguistics and computational linguistics teaching and classroom research statistics international large-scale assessments Interns also participate in seminars and workshops on a variety of topics. Each intern is required to give a brief presentation about their project at the conclusion of the internship. Program Goals Provide research opportunities to individuals enrolled in a doctoral program in the fields described above. Increase the number of scholars and students from diverse backgrounds — especially traditionally underrepresented groups such as African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans, and American Indians — conducting research in educational measurement and related fields. Eligibility Current full-time enrollment in a doctoral program in any of the areas specified above. Completion of at least two years of coursework toward the Ph.D. or Ed.D. prior to the program start date.

Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship

Candidates must be unmarried women between 25 and 35 years of age who have demonstrated their ability to carry on original research. They must hold the doctorate or have fulfilled all the requirements for the doctorate except the dissertation, and they must be planning to devote full-time work to research during the fellowship year that begins September 1. Eligibility is not restricted to members of Phi Beta Kappa. For the study of Greek language, literature, history, or archaeology.

Brownstone Scholarship Program (2016)

This $1000.00 Brownstone Scholarship is awarded to the undergraduate or graduate student who presents a 1000 word essay on the following topic: Whether a 99 year state prison sentence-(without parole)-for a convicted, juvenile African American male is a de facto life-sentence that violates Eighth Amendment or, the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment? The scholarship is open to all current full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students in an ABA accredited law school or accredited graduate program.For applying the Scholarship Program, the candidates must write a 1000 word essay. Students may also email the Director of the Scholarship Program or learn more by visiting us Brownstone Scholarship. All applications and essays must be submitted via email to Robert@brownstonelaw.com or U.S. Mail to: 201 North New York Avenue, Suite 200, Winter Park, Florida 32789. Please send in Word or PDF format.On the basis of academic merit and taking into account the overall performance of the essay portion of the Program, along with potential and goals. Brownstone also looks to personal characteristics, as evidence by community participation, vocational interests and outside work or other evidence of self-help. Applicants have no right to appeal a decision regarding the winners of the Program.

Davidson Fellowships

To be eligible for the Davidson Fellowship, each applicant must: - Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent U.S. resident - Be under the age of 18 on October 1. Individuals born on or before October 1, 1986 are not eligible. There is no minimum age for eligibility. - Have completed a prodigious work in one of the following categories: Science, Technology, Mathematics, Music - Composer, Vocalist, Classical Instrumentalist or Jazz Instrumentalist, Literature, Philosophy, Outside the Box - a combination of Science, Technology or Mathematics AND Music, Literature or Philosophy. - Be able to demonstrate that the work is the applicant's own creation. Guidance from teachers and mentors is acceptable, as long as the work is the applicant's. - Be available to attend, with a parent/guardian, the awards reception and other recognition events to be held in Washington, DC in Sept.

Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farm Workers

Funded by a bequest from Berrien Fragos Thorn, creative arts scholarships have been initiated in order to foster and encourage the creative talents of individuals with a history of migration to obtain work in agriculture. Eligible applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in one of the following disciplines: Visual-painting, sculpture, photography, etc. Performing-dance, theatre, music, etc. Media-film, video, animation, computer graphics, etc. Literary-poetry, short stories, etc. Crafts-traditional folk arts, furniture, weaving, pottery, etc. There are two options in applying for funding: I. Grants under $500.00 No deadline for application-requests will be reviewed case-by-case Complete Sections A and C of the application II. Grants up to $2,500.00 awarded semi-annually A budget or documentation of expenses must be submitted with the application. Money may be used for workshops, materials, study with a mentor, course enrollment, mileage, lost wages

Owen Milton Broyles Scholarship

Humanities & the Arts - English & Comparative Literature Sponsor: (Founding) Antoinette Broyles Criteria: Call number 408-924-4425 for more information.

NAC Scholarships

The Nantucket Arts Council provides scholarships to those year-round Nantucket residents who are graduating high school seniors and who wish to continue their education in the arts at the college level.The Council will support study in the fields of music, dance, literature, drama, and the visual arts. Scholarships will be awarded to students attending accredited institutions and who are majoring in the arts.The scholarships will be awarded based upon the merits of the candidate, recommendations, interviews, and examples of candidates work.

Courtney E. Cox Chaucer Prize

College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - English & Comparative Literature Outstanding scholastic achievement in Chaucer or Middle English.

Robert H. Woodward Memorial Scholarship

College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - English & Comparative Literature The student must show significant achievement in research and scholarship in American Literature.

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies

The awards are highly competitive. Any college senior who expects a degree or any college graduate who is a citizen or permanent resident in the United States may apply, as long as he or she is not and has not been enrolled in any graduate program leading to a Ph.D. degree. Applicants must be applying to a program leading to the Ph.D in a humanistic field. Eligible fields of study include: art history, classics, comparative literature, critical theory, cultural anthropology, cultural studies, English literature, ethnic studies, ethnomusicology, foreign language & literature, history, history & philosophy of mathematics, history & philosophy of science, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, cultural linguistics, music history & theory, philosophy, political philosophy, political theory, religion, rhetoric, women's studies. Minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. Previously unsuccessful fellowship candidates may reapply. The prime objective of the Mellon Fellowships is to identify and encourage persons who are committed to teaching and have a broad vision of learning. High grade-point averages and high GRE scores are important but not the only measures of the excellence sought. Outstanding future promise, as attested to by faculty members, will be considered critical. The statement of interest in the field will also be read with great care, and candidates will be will advised to spend the time necessary to explain in this document their intellectual interests, hopes, and plans for the future. A writing sample of no more than seven pages is required. THE AWARDS: Eighty-five entry-level, one-year, portable merit fellowships will be awarded in the competition. Students should note that fellowships are for the first year of a Ph.D. program only and should plan to seek support elsewhere for subsequent years. Graduate schools are aware of the situation and can be expected to consider university support in the second and following years for those Mellon Fellows who have done well. Winners of Mellon Fellowships may take their awards to any accredited graduate school of arts and sciences in the United States and Canada. Each candidate is expected to apply to graduate school, in accordance with normal procedures, for admission to a program leading not only to the M.A. but also to the Ph.D. degree. Payment of the stipend will be made in two installments, the first in September, the second in January. Mellon Fellows are expected to carry a full course load. They may not accept supplementary awards or teaching assistantships during the nine-month academic year of the fellowship.

Fordyce Bennett Literature Scholarship

For junior and senior students with a GPA of 3.000 or greater who are members of the Church of the Nazarene. Preference is given to outstanding literature students planning to attend conferences, workshops or programs that will develop them as student scholars.

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