The Dr. Sally K. Slocum Endowed Scholarship

The Dr. Sally K. Slocum Endowed Scholarship was established in 2010 by Dennis H. Gartman, The University of Akron class of 1972 and editor/publisher of the Gartman Letter, to honor his beloved professor. 


  • Prize: $1,000-$2,000

Who can enter:

  • Undergraduate Liberal Arts students enrolled in the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Akron with preference given to English Majors.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Student should be enrolled full-time as an English major in BCAS.
  • Student should have a high G.P.A.
  • Student should apply for the award with a 1-2 page letter explaining how he/she would benefit by receiving the scholarship.
  • Student should include his/her name, email address, and student id# on the letter.
  • Student should submit letter to the “Slocum” mailbox in the English Department.