Scholarships in Literature

Rome Prize Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident for at least three years at the time of application.


Helen Steiner Rice Scholarship in Creative Writing

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Lorain County resident who is pursuing literary studies. Three samples of any of the following are required: prose, articles, short stories, or poetry. Special consideration will be given to adult learners. FAFSA and Student Aid Report are required.


Psi Iota Xi, Omega Chapter- Malpas Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a female graduating senior from Lebanon High School who ranks in the top third of her class and will pursue post secondary education in art, literature, music or speech and hearing. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.


D & A Florida Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Charlotte, Glades, Hendry or Lee County high school who will pursue a degree in architecture, business, chemistry, computer science, engineering, international relations, journalism, law, literature, medicine, physics, or political science. Financial need and minimum 3.5 GPA required.


Shauna May Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,886, Deadline: February 3

Applicant must be a full-time junior or senior at Evergreen State College majoring in the humanities.


Diotoma Scholarship

Award: $2,400, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a graduate student in the Literature, Language, and Humanities program who has completed at least nine credits. Minimum 3.5 GPA and essay required. Financial need must be demonstrated.