2019 Sophie Kerr Scholarship

Admitted applicants to Washington College's entering class who intend to major in English or minor in Creative Writing are invited to compete for the Sophie Kerr Scholarship.

The Sophie Kerr Gifts are $6,000 scholarships ($1,500 annually for four years). They are awarded to six members of each incoming freshman class. Applications for the 2019-20 academic year are due by Friday, March 8, 2019.

For additional Sophie Kerr Scholarship information or assistance, please call or email Hana Albrecht at 410-778-7700 or halbrecht2@washcoll.edu.
Incoming students who wish to be considered for the Sophie Kerr Scholarship are required to complete the form below and submit the required writing sample(s) by the prescribed deadline. The guidelines for the writing sample(s) are as follows:

1. All submissions must be a work of poetry, fiction, or creative non-fiction.

2. Manuscripts must be typed, double-spaced, in an ordinary type-face, and include your name and address on the title page.

3. Send 6 to 8 pages of prose (fiction or non-fiction) or 6 to 8 pages of poems (in the case of long poems, not to exceed 8 pages). The title page is not included in the page number requirement.

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