Norma Ross Walter Scholarship

The Norma Ross Walter Scholarship is exclusively open to female graduates of Nebraska high schools who plan to enroll as English majors in accredited colleges or universities. The winners will receive stipend which is payable at the beginning of the first year of college. The annual deadline is 31 January.

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.

About Norma Ross Walter: He was a Navy Wave during the Second World War and a career newspaper editor in California. A lover of Cather and frequent visitor to Red Cloud, she was also a firm believer in education for young women. At her death in 1982, she left a bequest to fund a scholarship program. The first scholarship was awarded in 1987.

Award Value

  • First place recipient: $2,500.00
  • Second place recipient: $1,750.00
  • Third place recipient: $1,250.00

Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in English major.

Place of study
At any college or university in the United States.

Eligibility and Requirement
Applicants must be female high school seniors who are prospective first year college students and plan to continue their education as English majors in accredited colleges or universities. Selection is based on intellectual promise, creativity, and character of the applicant.

Application Instruction
Please find the detail instruction of application procedure at the link below.

Submission Deadline
31 January every year.

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