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English Scholarships

The Judge William O. Beach Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship will be awarded to a rising junior majoring in English. The recipient will be chosen on the basis of academic ability. An ACT Composite score of at least 24 is required. Financial need may also be considered. Award is for one year; recipient must reapply each year and maintain an annual minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee of the Department of Languages and Literature. No applications required. For further information, contact Scholarship Committee Chair, Department of Languages and Literature, APSU Box 4487, Clarksville, TN 37044, telephone (931) 221-7891.

J.D. Lester Scholarship for Outstanding Undergraduate Writing 
The recipient will be chosen by the scholarship committee of the Department of Language and Literature.  The recipient must be a junior or senior in good standing academically and majoring in English demonstrating outstanding talent in expositore (scholarly) writing.  The student must submit a scholarly expository essay for evaluation by the Languages and Literature scholarship committee.  

For further information, contact the Department of Language and Literature at (931) 221-7891.

 

Foreign Language Scholarships

Clairborne-Woodward Scholarship in Languages and Literature 
The Clairborne-Woodward Scholarship was established by the Claiborne family of Texas and several other local contributors in memory of Professor Felix Woodward.  Funds are provided to a student majoring or minoring in Communication Arts (with a focus on Journalism), Writing, French, German, Latin, or Spanish.  Recipient must attain junior or senior status.  Recipients may reapply.  

For further information, contact the Department of Language and Literature at (931) 221-7891.

Edelweiss Club of Clarksville German Scholarship 
The Edelweiss Club of Clarksville established this scholarship for a junior or senior German major or minor.  Applicants should write an essay including a statement of academic interest and financial need (300 words).  Recipient is chosen on the basis of academic ability.  Financial need may be a secondary consideration.  Award is renewable, but recipient must reapply.  

For further information, contact the Department of Language and Literature at (931) 221-7891.

J.T. and Kathleen K. Oxford Scholarship in Spanish 
Established in 2005 by Dr. Jeffery and Raquel Oxford, alumnus of Austin Peay, the focus of this award is on student majoring in Spanish or Foreign Languages with Spanish Specialization.  The qualified candidate is chosen on the basis of academic potential and financial need.  Preference is given to a first-time generation college student (may be awarded to someone who is not a first-generation college student if no qualified first-generation student is identified).  Recipient must attain a 3.0 GPA and an academic status of "Good Standing" with the University.  Award is one-time; however, recipient may reapply in subsequent years.  

For further information, contact the Department of Language and Literature at (931) 221-7891.