Betty K. Gerow Scholarship

The Betty K. Gerow Scholarship is awarded to a deserving student majoring in English with demonstrated financial need.  Any English major may apply, but priority will be given to applicants with 24 hours completed in English (including ENG 1100), a GPA of at least 3.5, and financial need.

This year the Betty K. Gerow Scholarship will be worth $3450 for use toward Elon tuition or study abroad program fees during the 2023-2024 academic year.


Submissions must be received by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, to be considered for the 2023-2024 Betty K. Gerow Scholarship.

How to Submit

Fill out the Scholarship Application (linked below) before the deadline on April 5, 2023.


If you have questions about your eligibility, please email Dr. Kathy Lyday, interim chair of the Department of English (