Norma Ross Walter Scholarship

$2,500

January 31, 2019

Awards Available: 3

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The purpose of the Norma Ross Walter Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to female graduates of Nebraska high schools who plan to enroll as English majors in accredited colleges or universities. Journalism is not included.

    Applicants must be female high school seniors, who plan to continue their educations as English majors in accredited colleges or universities. Selection is based on intellectual promise, creativity, and character of the applicant.

    Please write an approximately 1,500-word essay of your own choosing on several of Cather's short stories (3) or on one of Cather's novels. You may comment on what impresses you in the work(s) such as various scenes, characters, theme, style, language, or the like. It is also permissible to use a previous essay you might have written on Cather and one that you can adapt to the guidelines.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 413 N. Webster
  • Red Cloud, NE 68970
  • wcpm@gpcom.net
  • 402-746-2653

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