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Scholarship Award Recipients

  • R.S. Baker Memorial
  • David & Dennis Eddings
  • Charles and Sylvia  ALVA
  • A. Jane Berry-Eddings
  • Leonard W. Rice
R.S. Baker Memorial Scholarship

Each applicant must meet the following elements:

  • Be a prospective or current full-time student at Western Oregon University
  • Be age 24 or older
  • Have an earned grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher
  • Have a declared major in the Humanities (Communication Studies, English-any track, German Studies, Humanities, Philosophy, Spanish)

David & Dennis Eddings Scholarship in Literature & Writing

Each applicant must meet the following elements:

  • Be a prospective or current full-time student at Western Oregon University
  • Have an earned grade point average (GPA) in the major of 3.5 or higher
  • Have academic standing of sophomore or higher
  • Have a declared major in Literature, Writing, or Language Arts

Charles and Sylvia ALVA Scholarship in Linguistics Studies

Each applicant must meet the following elements:

  • Upper division student
  • Focused area of study will be English linguistics
    • This includes:
      • English majors with a Linguistics concentration
      • Linguistics minors
      • Students seeking a TEFL certification
      • Humanities majors with a Linguistics focus
      • Language arts education majors (Secondary/middle-high school language arts teaching)

Preferences: Applicants with a desire to teach English in secondary schools

A. Jane Berry-Eddings Scholarship in Communication Studies

Each applicant must meet the following elements:

  • Be a prospective or current full-time student at Western Oregon University
  • Have an earned grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or highter
  • Have a declared major in Communication Studies

Leonard W. Rice Memorial Scholarship

Each applicant must meet the following elements:

  • Be a Senior at Western Oregon University
  • Have a declared major in the Humanities (Communication Studies; English- Literature, Linguistics, Writing,; German; Humanities; Philosophy; Spanish)
  • FAFSA and WOU General Scholarship application, only, are required

To apply for any of these scholarships please go to WOU.ACADEMICWORKS.COM.