Kevin Early Scholarship



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. For more details please see attached flyer.

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.