Dorris B. Harris Endowed Scholarship

Department: English
Undergraduate/Graduate: Undergraduate
Student Level: Incoming Freshman
Distribution: Annual Award

The Dorris B. Harris Endowed Scholarship was established in 1992 by her loving family. This fund was established in recognition of Mrs. Harris' many happy years of service as a guidance counselor at East High School. The scholarship is to be awarded to an East High School student accepted to The University of Akron and preferably intending to major in English. The recipient of the scholarship will be selected by the University Scholarship Committee with input from the Department of English Scholarship Committee.

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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