Cathryn Carroll Taliaferro Phi Sigma Alpha Scholarship

Department: College
Undergraduate/Graduate: Undergraduate
Amount: $1,000
GPA: 3.5 Student Level: Junior
Distribution: Annual Award, Non-renewable

This scholarship was established in 1986 in honor of the Department of English professor who served as the faculty advisor to Phi Sigma Alpha, the college's scholastic honorary, for more than 20 years. It is awarded annually to the outstanding junior inductee of the society. Selections are based on academic merit. Recipients must be elected to Phi Sigma Alpha.

University Scholarships

  1. New freshman academic scholarships are awarded based on GPA and standardized test scores provided during the admissions process. Learn more.

  2. Transfer academic scholarships are awarded based on information provided on transfer scholarship application. Learn more.

  3. Major-specific and Honors scholarships are awarded based on completion of specific requirements.

  4. Endowed scholarships are awarded to some students who have demonstrated history of leadership, community service or other personal factors. 
  5. Non-Ohio residents may qualify for one of two out-of-state scholarship programs.

  6. Scholarships are also available from the Office of Accessibility, Military Services Center (for veterans) and ROTC.

  7. External scholarships are offered through Americorp and the Educational Training Voucher.

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