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Sophie Kerr Scholarships

The Sophie Kerr Gift in English Literature scholarships are four-year $1,500 tuition scholarships.

Are you an admitted applicant to Washington College’s incoming freshman class? Do you intend to major in English or minor in Creative Writing?

If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, you are eligible to apply for a Sophie Kerr scholarship!

Called the Sophie Kerr Gifts, these scholarships are awarded annually to six members of each incoming first-year class. They are worth $6,000 in total, divided into $1,500 annually for four years. 

If you are interested in applying, please contact our Admissions office to receive the necessary application materials. 

The application will include:

A simple form, indicating interest in applying as well as name and address

A writing sample (fiction, nonfiction, or poetry)

Once received and completed, these application materials must be mailed to Hana Albrecht in our Admissions office by March 9, 2020.

Sophie Kerr Scholarship Contact:

Hana Albrecht

410-778-7700, ext. 7212