John Samuel Phillipson Jr. Scholarship

The Dr. John Samuel Phillipson Jr. Scholarship

The Dr. John Samuel Phillipson Jr. Scholarship Fund was established through a gift from the estate of Dr. John Phillipson. Dr. Phillipson taught English for 39 years, 25 of those years at The University of Akron. He founded The Thomas Wolfe Review in 1977. This international journal was funded by The University of Akron. This merit scholarship serves as a tribute to Dr. Phillipson's unwavering devotion to students and the field of English. This endowed scholarship will be awarded to a meritorious student enrolled full-time in the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences' Department of English, as part of the Scholarships for Excellence program.

This endowed scholarship will be awarded to a meritorious student enrolled full-time in the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences' Department of English, as part of the Scholarships for Excellence program.

Scholarship Award - $500-$2000

John Samuel Phillipson Jr. Scholarship Winners

2013

Kara Hemphill Carita Keim
Brittany Lowe

2012

Nicholas Nussen

Nicholas Nussen

Abigail Rea

2010

Hannah D’Agostino
Jaclyn McGuire
Lauren Rossi
Sarah Wise

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