In addition to the Lycoming Grant program (need-based), Lycoming College offers over $31 million each year in scholarships and grants to academically talented students studying on the Williamsport Campus who are full-time and degree-seeking. First-year students are automatically considered for all academic scholarships — there is no special application. All academic scholarships are automatically renewed in their original amount for the following year provided the student maintains satisfactory academic progress as defined in the College Catalog.
In order to apply for the Lycoming College Creative Writing Scholarship, applicants must be majoring in creative writing and submit five poems and/or a short story not to exceed ten pages. The top applicant will receive the Arthur and Joanne Haberberger Creative Writing Scholarship, which is awarded at a higher scholarship amount. Scholarship recipients must enroll in ENGL 240 (freshman year) and maintain a minimum grade of at least an A-. To renew after the first year of enrollment, a recipient must enroll in creative writing workshop(s) and maintain a minimum grade of at least an A-.