Who Can Apply:
- Avis Porter was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who recently passed away.
- For decades, Avis wrote handwritten letters that she mailed to her family as she was passionate about using the written word to give something special to friends and family and to express her love for them.
- This scholarship aims to honor the life of Avis Porter by supporting students who are pursuing English or related degrees.
- Any female undergraduate or graduate student who is a mother pursuing an English-based degree, such as journalism or a career as an English teacher, may apply for this scholarship.
Submission: To apply, tell us what you think of handwritten notes or messages, what the most meaningful handwritten letter or message you received was, and why it was so special.
Deadline: January 1, 2023