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08/18/2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Marye Lynn Cummings Endowed Scholarship


The Marye Lynn Cummings Endowed Scholarship, created by Michael Cummings in memory of his wife Marye Lynn, benefits full-time graduate students in Creative Writing, providing up to $3,300 in total funding annually. The scholarship is for an OSU graduate student who is passionate about writing and planning to pursue a career as a writer. This scholarship competition is open to writers of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction; one award of $1000 will be made in each of the three categories.  

Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

The writing sample should consist of one story, a piece of creative non-fiction, or 10 pages of poetry. In addition to the manuscript, please complete and submit the attached applicationg stating the applicant's name, student ID, Graduage English GPA, address, phone number, email, genre (fiction, creative non-fiction, or poetry), and the title of work sample. Click here for the Marye Lynn Cummings Endowed Scholarship application.  

Application materials should be placed in JuDean Howerton's mailbox in 205 Morrill Hall. See the main English Department Scholarship page for application deadlines.