General Guidelines and Department Information
English Department Awards
Students interested in pursuing studies in English are eligible for two scholarships.
Louise Beil Maglisceau ’29 Endowed Scholarship
- Given by the sons of this devoted 1929 alumna, this scholarship honors her love of teaching English. Upperclass students from Pennsylvania, New York, or Ohio who have earned a minimum 3.0 GPA and have declared a major in English, or are pursuing a career in teaching regardless of major, are eligible. The recipient is chosen by the Scholarship Committee.
The Heisenbuttel Award in English Language and Literature in Memory of Ernest, Jean and Robert
- This award is presented to a junior English major with demonstrated superior academic achievement who, in the judgment of the English department faculty, holds most promise of success in the field of English language and literature and who, in his or her time at Thiel, has demonstrated service to the department.
English Department Honors
- English majors who have attained a 3.4 grade point average in their English courses are awarded the designation of Departmental Honors at Commencement.
The following forms are all editable Word documents.