Michael Krasny Award in English Literature

LIBERAL & CREATIVE ARTS
Funds disbursed in Spring.

  • Awarding Department: English Language and Literature
  • Scholarship Intent: To award a scholarship in honor of our eminent faculty member, Professor Michael Krasny, to an undergraduate student who demonstrates a record of excellence in our English Literature program. Student must be enrolled in the English Literature concentration major. The awardee must have a commitment to serving an ambassadorial role for the English major at department events or participation in other outreach projects in the major.
  • Criteria:
    1) One letter of recommendation from a faculty member in the English Department
    2) A 500-word statement on the applicant’s interests in literature, its place in the public humanities, and the role our department has played in fostering these interests
    3) A commitment to serving an ambassadorial role for the English major at department events or participation in other outreach projects for the major, addressed in the above statement
    4) A copy of unofficial SFSU transcript
  • Major: Single: English Literature
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Junior, Senior; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 12 UNITS; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad Cum or SF State GPA: 3.3; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: English Department
  • Campus Address: HUM 490
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415)338-2660
  • Email:english@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://english.sfsu.edu/
  • Number of Awards: 1

Award
up to $4000
Scopes
English
Deadline
11/22/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload an SFSU unofficial transcript here.
  2. Faculty Reference 1
  3. A 500-word essay on your interest in literature, its place in the public humanities, and the role our department has played in fostering these interests.
  4. If chosen for the scholarship award, will you have a commitment to serving an ambassadorial role for the English major at department events or participation in other outreach projects for the major?