The Roy and Hilda Bergmann Scholarships
UMSL Department of English
Two or more $4000 Scholarships for Outstanding English
majors with an interest in Writing and a minimum
GPA of 3.3 at UMSL and 2.7 at any other colleges
you may have attended.
Applicants must be declared English Majors, enrolled in the
University with at least 45 credit hours and at least 2 full-time
semesters left to graduate by January 2013.
Application forms will be available October 2012
Submissions must include a writing sample from any college
class, a letter of recommendation from a department member,
and may also include records of published prose or poetry or
writing awards or enrollment in a Department writing program.
Applications should also include a cover letter explaining your
interest in the English major, writing, and/or teaching and
how an English degree will contribute to your career plans.
Awards will be based upon faculty recommendation, writing
sample, academic performance, and letter.
Submissions deadline: December 1, 2012.
With the help of a Chancellor's representative, applications
will be judged by Department's Awards Committee.
Awards will be disbursed over two semesters contingent
on awardees' enrollment at UMSL in two English courses each
enrollment at UMSL in two English courses each semester as
a declared Major. Bergmann Scholars will be eligible for further
aid Bergmann Scholars will be eligible for future aid from the
Department's Alumni and Friend Scholarships ($1500 apiece,
majors at 75 hours or more).
Applications available in Lucas 484, English Department.
Questions may be directed to Awards Committee Chair.