Maximum Award: $1,000 (Scholarships will be awarded in increments of $500).

Funded through generous donations from English Department alumnus Tim O’Brien, 2021-22 awards are available to undergraduate English Majors for travel awards relating to research for an English class (such as presenting a conference paper, conducting archival research for a capstone project, etc.) between April 1, 2022, and August 31, 2022.

Eligibility: Stipends are available to students who have declared a Major in English at Case Western Reserve University. Awards do not impact students’ financial aid.

Reporting: Stipends will be paid in one payment to be determined based on the dates of the research travel.  All awardees will be required to produce a final report (2 pages in length) at the completion of their project.

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis now through May 20, 2022.

To apply:

  • Complete the Application Cover Sheet (found here)
  • Prepare your application materials. As described on the Cover Sheet of the Application, the following materials are required of all applicants:
  • Cover Sheet
  • A Short Essay (*See the Cover Sheet for details)
  • Your Budget
  • Your Resume
  • Send all materials in one pdf attachment to Professor Christopher Flint, at