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Charlotte A. Nooe Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship
Sponsored by the Charleyville Foundation for Writers and Musicians, Nashville TN

Who is eligible?
All current English majors or minors not scheduled to graduate in the spring semester of the award and who have obtained credit for a creative writing class in the Department of English at UW Oshkosh are eligible for the scholarship.

What are the scholarship levels?
During the spring semester of each academic year (usually in late March/early April), scholarship awards in the following amounts will be distributed to students:

$500 (1st place)
$300 (2nd place)
$200 (3rd place)

Who will judge my submission?
A panel of UW Oshkosh creative writing faculty members will determine which submissions will be sent on to the final judges in Nashville.

How do I enter?
The genre of submissions alternate each year between poetry and prose manuscripts. Submissions deadlines also vary but are generally due by the end of the fall semester.

How do I learn more information/obtain current guidelines?
Please contact Dr. Stephen McCabe:
The Charlotte A. Nooe Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship
c/o Stephen McCabe, 310 Radford Hall
Department of English, UW Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901


The Nevin James Scholarship

 The Nevin S. James Scholarship Fund was established in 1970 by family, colleagues, friends, and former students to honor Professor James, who chaired the English Department for 23 years. The scholarship for students majoring in English recognizes exceptional scholarly writing and research. Applicants must be juniors who have earned at least 60 credits, 12 or more of which are for coursework in the major, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Specific details regarding application procedures and required materials are announced during the fall semester. For more information, contact Dr. Roberta Maguire (  


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