Kevin T. Early Memorial Scholarship

Deadline for application: October 30, 2015

Amount: $2,000

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


  1. Students must submit 5 poems. The complete manuscript should not exceed 5 pages.
  2. 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.
  3. The writer’s name is not to appear on the entry itself. Entries will not be returned.

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 (

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.


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