Don’t Fear the “No”: Applying for Scholarships

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I almost didn’t apply for any of Sigma Tau Delta’s scholarships last year. It’s a scary thing, putting yourself out there. But in the field of English, putting yourself out there and risking rejection is a part of life. Because … Continue reading

A Season of Giving: Scholarships, Awards, and Grants

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We are in the throes of the holiday season, and for many of us, that means selecting the perfect gifts for friends and family members. We angle our way into lines on Black Friday or queue up virtually on Cyber … Continue reading

I’m Graduating, Now What? Alumni Opportunities with Sigma Tau Delta

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The spring semester rapidly is coming to a close and for some that means graduation, an exciting time when hard work finally pays off and you receive the degree(s) into which you have poured so much blood, sweat, and tears. … Continue reading

Summer Internships: Fire and Ice

Imagine you’ve just spent the last four months searching for a publishing internship. You’re frustrated because you’ve written what feels like hundreds of cover letters and received nothing but negative news. You didn’t even get that Barnes & Noble job … Continue reading

Congratulations Scholarship Recipients

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Please join us in congratulating the 2016-2017 Sigma Tau Delta Scholarship Recipients. Read on to learn more about this year’s winners of the Nelson James Junior Scholarships, Elva Bell McLin Senior Scholarships, Edwin L. Stockton Jr. Graduate Scholarships, William C. … Continue reading

Hey, You! Graduate Student! Do You Want Some Scholarship Money?

Ah, graduate school—that magical time in your life when you devote so much of yourself to scholarship that rather than sleeping in your bed you tend to fall asleep on your keyboard instead (if, of course, your cat doesn’t get … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why You Should Run for Student Leadership

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Last year when I arrived in Minneapolis, MN, for the Sigma Tau Delta 2016 International Convention I remember arguing with myself: Me? In Student Leadership? Sure, I’m a member in my share of honor societies and extracurricular clubs—key word there, … Continue reading

2015 Scholarship Essay Winners—Part 2

Fall 2015 scholarship applicants reflected on the theme—Finding Home—for the Sigma Tau Delta 2016 International Convention in Minneapolis. Application essays help judges determine scholarship awards but are also judged independently; authors of the best essays from the fall round will … Continue reading

2015 Scholarship Essay Winners—Part 1

Fall 2015 scholarship applicants reflected on the theme—Finding Home—for the Sigma Tau Delta 2016 International Convention in Minneapolis. Application essays help judges determine scholarship awards but are also judged independently; authors of the best essays from the fall round receive … Continue reading

How Can A Summer Program Change Your Life?

Sara Ashley Stammer Student Representative, Eastern Region Alpha Epsilon Alpha Chapter The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ For years I always have solicited my mother for advice. That sentiment was true in February when I learned about the NYU … Continue reading