The Department of English is pleased to announce the Helen DeVitt Jones Scholarships
in English, to be awarded to new graduate students in fall 2010. In total, the Helen
DeVitt Jones Foundation has granted $45,000 to support graduate student scholarships
in creative writing and another $50,000 to support scholarships in literature. The
scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to students who apply in the January
2010 cycle. Our aim, and the express intent of the scholarships, is to promote "excellence"
in the graduate programs in English.