Humanities Writing Scholarship

To apply for a Humanities writing scholarship at Brenau University, applicants majoring in English, History/Political Science, or Conflict Resolution and Legal Studies should submit to the address below a portfolio containing three writing samples from any field of study. Portfolios may include students’ choice of graded papers, creative writing, critical essays, or promising works-in-progress. No essay should exceed eight pages in length, and at least one sample must be writing that has been graded (such as a high school paper).

  • Students must score at least 540 on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing portion of the SAT or 24 (Composite) on the ACT to be eligible.
  • Scholarship recipients will work in the Writing Center or on the staff of The Elixir, Brenau’s Literature and Arts magazine.
  • Recipients must abide by the Honor Code and maintain a 3.0 grade point average to retain eligibility. The scholarship is renewable.

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Dorothy Chaney Schrader Creative Writing Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a rising senior whose creative work shows a dedication to imaginative excellence and who is fulfilling at least one of the following:

  • completing a minor in Creative Writing;
  • earning an English major with a concentration in Creative Writing;
  •  serving as an editor or active staff member of the Brenau Elixir;
  • publishing creative work in The Elixir.