Kevin Early Scholarship

Please help us circulate information about this poetry scholarship, open to freshmen in all majors. Thanks!




for Freshmen Students


Deadline: October 30, 2015


Amount: $2,000


Eligibility: Any student with freshman standing at UIUC for the 2015-2016 school year and who has demonstrated an aptitude for and a skill in writing poetry.


Rules: Students must submit 5 poems. The complete manuscript should not exceed 5 pages.


Deadline for application: October 30, 2015


Contact and Submission Information: Jennifer Price, Department of English, 208 English Building, MC-718, 608 S. Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801. Phone: (217) 333-2390 (


The name, address, phone number, e-mail, and UIN of the writer are to appear on a title sheet that will be separate from the entry. The writer’s name is not to appear on the entry itself. Entries will not be returned.


This scholarship is made possible from an endowment by William and Donna Early in memory of their son Kevin, who would have been a freshman at UIUC.