Scholarships and Awards
The Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics awards scholarships and prizes for academic excellence as well as for outstanding service to the department. Scholarships are awarded each year to selected students who excel academically and demonstrate economic need. Scholarship Application Packets are due the Friday after Spring Break.
Patricia Bruner Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is open to graduate students in Linguistics who are pursuing a graduate degree. This award recognizes academic excellence in the field of Linguistics. Selection is based on the applicant’s academic record and by faculty nomination.
English Excellence Award
Provides a scholarship to students majoring in English or Comparative Literature. Selection is based on the applicant's academic record and by faculty nomination.
Kimberly Anne Holloway Scholarship (Amount: $500)
This award was established by Hilda L. and Daniel C. Holloway in memory of their daughter, Kimberly Anne Holloway, 2002, a graduate of the Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics. The scholarship recognizes a student for academic excellence and assist the recipient to complete a baccalaureate degree in English, comparative literature, or linguistics.
JEVID Scholarship (Amount: Varies)
This scholarship is open to students who meet the following criteria: 1) are enrolled as an undergraduate student at California State University, Fullerton; 2) are majoring in English, Comparative Literature, or Linguistics and maintaining a 2.0 or above GPA; and 3) meet one or more of the following criteria: demonstrated financial need, including, but not limited, to an individual who is the first in his/her family to attend college, or an individual who is a single parent and/or head of household, or an individual from a group underrepresented in higher education.
Dream Scholarship (Amount: $500)
This scholarship was established and funded by faculty and staff members of the Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics to recognize and honor students who are AB 540 status and have demonstrated financial need. It is open to new and continuing students who are pursuing an undergraduate or a graduate degree in English, Comparative Literature, or Linguistics.
Mary Kay Crouch Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship (Amount: $500)
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Mary Kay Crouch to support the efforts of graduate students in the CSUF English M.A. program who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance. This scholarship is open to new and continuing students who are pursuing a Masters degree in English.
Robert R. Hodges Fellowship (Amount: Varies)
This fellowship was created in memory of Professor Robert R. Hodges to support graduate and undergraduate students in English or Comparative Literature. The scholarship is open to all students who meet the following criteria: 1) Enrolled in graduate or undergraduate degree program in English or Comparative Literature; 2) Minimum 3.0 GPA; 3) Evidence of timely progress toward graduation; 4) Evidence of financial need; 5) Letter of recommendation from CSUF English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics faculty member.
Kristina J. Hutchins Memorial Scholarship for the Study of Women's Literature (Amount $1000)
This scholarship was established in memory of Kristina J. Hutchins to support a new or continuing undergraduate or graduate student pursuing the study of women's literature.