The Promising Scholar Awards, generously sponsored by the Burnett Honors College, are open to all English majors, regardless of affiliation with the honors program. Four scholars in the UCF Department of English are awarded $100 each during the fall term.

Applicants must submit one piece of writing no longer than ten pages. Poets may submit up to ten poems.

Scholarship Instructions

Graduate and undergraduate English majors are invited to apply for the English Department scholarships. To apply, please submit digital copies of all application materials via email to Nicole Pharo ( by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019. Students may also drop off hard copies of the application materials in Trevor Colbourn Hall 250.

Applicants must be enrolled English undergraduate majors or graduate students during the semester of application and the semester in which the award is granted. Students may apply for more than one scholarship (see guidelines for details).

2018-19 English Department Scholarship Application

2018-19 English Department Scholarship Release Form