English Awards, Scholarships, and Honors
Cecil A. Blue Award: Excellence in creative writing, a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.
Awarded annually to an undergraduate creative writing student at Lincoln University whose academic record and sophistication demonstrate diverse interests and a dedication to the humanities. Strong preference is given to candidates with financial need. Minimum GPA 2.5. Scholarship Value: $200
Awarded annually to an inspirational undergraduate creative writing student at Lincoln University. Scholarship Value: $100
Distinguished English Graduate: The recipient must have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better and demonstrated achievement in extra-curricular/professional activities, leadership, and character. The award requires a recommendation by three members of the English faculty.
English Achievement Award: Awarded to an English major in the second semester of his or her junior year. A high demonstration of consistent effort and significant improvement in performance especially in critical thinking and writing. The student must have completed a minimum of 18 hours in upper-level English courses with a GPA of 3.3 or better in those courses, as well as a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or better in all course work.
Holman-Teabeau-Blue Award: This award goes to an English major in the first half of his or her major program and recognizes exceptional promise in that student. The recipient must have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.2.
Outstanding Academic Performance: At least a 3.2 cumulative GPA, enrolled full-time during the academic year, 30+ hours at Lincoln University.
Lock-Heinen Scholarship in English: Applicants must have completed at least 45 hours toward a degree at the time of application. They must have completed 9 hours in English beyond the general education requirements, and they must have a GPA of at least 3.5 in these courses. The applicants' cumulative GPA must be at least 3.2.