Evelyn Anita Sawyer Ray Endowed Scholarship in English

College of Liberal Arts – English The Evelyn Anita Sawyer Ray Endowed Scholarship in English funds scholarship awards to returning students who are majoring in English. Preference will be given to a returning undergraduate student described as a student who attended college after high school (or within a year of finishing high school) but had to withdraw from college because of unforeseen circumstances and decided to return on a full or part time basis later in life (at least 1 year after withdrawing).

Eligibility:
• Returning student with a declared English major
• At least six hours in upper-level English courses
• Overall GPA of 3.5

Need to upload:
• A statement, of no more than one page, outlining your reasons for pursuing a degree in English and your goals for the future.
• An essay of at least five pages in length demonstrating your proficiency in a field of English Studies. The essay may be one previously submitted for an undergraduate
English class
• Three letters of reference, from English professors who have taught you at UT Arlington.
• Unofficial transcript

Award
Varies
Scopes
College of Liberal Arts - English
Deadline
03/10/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please write an essay of at least 5 pages in length demonstrating your proficiency in a field of English Studies. The essay may be one previously submitted for a class
  2. A statement, of no more than one page, outlining your reasons for pursuing a degree in English and your academic goals for the future.
  3. Upload an unofficial transcript showing a minimum GPA of 3.5
  4. You will need 3 reference letters from professors in the English professor at UT Arlington. They need to email it to yael.sasley@uta.edu