Meg Petersen Endowed Scholarship

The purpose of The Meg Petersen Endowed Scholarship is to provide scholarships for deserving students at Plymouth State University who are seeking a bachelor’s degree in English education or a writing-related discipline and who demonstrate financial need. In providing support for this purpose, the donors hope to encourage graduates to enter their chosen professions with a strong sense of writing as a priority for academic and career success. Eligible students may be majoring in any discipline but preference shall be given to those majoring in English education and / or pursuing a career in the teaching of writing. Eligible students also should demonstrate financial need. Scholarship recipients will be selected under the supervision of the Chair of the Department of English and a representative of the Office of Financial Aid. The exact annual award amount will be determined by the Director of Financial Aid. Recipients shall be known as Petersen Scholars.