Skip to main content

Department of English
Financial Assistance

Tuition and Fees

Cost of attendance includes tuition and registration or student services fees and an estimate of average costs for books and supplies, room and board, transportation, and personal expenses. Learn more about estimated tuition and costs at Auburn University Student Financial Services.

 

University Scholarships and Awards

Information regarding the scholarship application process and deadlines is available on the university scholarships page. All students must apply through the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM).

 

Undergraduate Departmental Scholarships

In addition to the financial aid offered through the university, the Department of English awards scholarships to undergraduates ranging from $200 to $4,000.

Several of these awards and scholarships require an application through AUSOM, the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager. Interested students can search, review requirements, apply, and accept awards for available scholarship opportunities using this online application. Students are only required to complete the AUSOM application once each academic year. 

Students should also check the College Liberal Arts website for further scholarship opportunities.

  • Creative Writing Scholarship: awarded to a junior-level creative writing major who has demonstrated academic excellence.
  • English Department Award
  • English PLUS Scholarship
  • James A. Kirkley Award: awarded to a sophomore or junior man "of good moral character who has received high grades in English." An application through AUSOM is required.
  • Jean Wickstrom Liles Endowed Scholarship: awarded to an English major who has demonstrated academic excellence.
  • Literature Scholarship: awarded to a junior-level literature major who has demonstrated academic excellence.
  • Mary Matherly Durant Award: awarded to a woman "of sound character who has demonstrated scholastic excellence." An application through AUSOM is required. 
  • Mortar Board's Mildred Enloe Yates Award: awarded to an outstanding student who has completed at least 100 hours. 
  • Professional and Public Writing Scholarship: awarded to a junior-level professional and public writing major who has demonstrated academic excellence. 
  • Robert Hughes Mount, Jr. Poetry Prize: a $100 prize for the best poem submitted by an Auburn University student. 
  • Ruth and Carolyn Faulk Scholarship: awarded to a junior "of good moral character who has received good grades in English." An application through AUSOM is required. 
  • William Robert Killingsworth, Sr. and Frances Smith Killingsworth Endowed Scholarship: awarded to a student who is also a Spirit of Auburn recipient.