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Master of Arts in Rhetoric and Composition (MARC) Scholarships

MARC New Graduate Student Scholarship

This is a competitive scholarship and the recipients will be determined by the quality of the essay and prior undergraduate and/or graduate GPA (if applicable). This award is restricted to expenses associated with credit bearing coursework at UHD, including tuition, books, fees, and/or supplies in the 2022-2023 academic year. ​

Number of Awards: Up to 2 Awards
Award Amount: $3,000
Application Deadline: August 31, 2022​

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

  1. Have applied for admission into the MARC program for the Spring 2022, Summer 2022, or Fall 2022 semester
  2. Have a prior undergraduate and/or graduate GPA (if applicable) of 3.0+
  3. Have completed less than 6 semester credit hours in MARC program prior to the start of the fall 2022 semester 
  4. Be registered for at least 3 semester credit hours for the fall 2022 semester.
  5. Complete and submit the MARC New Graduate Student Scholarship application form by August 31, 2022.​

Essay Prompt:
Please upload a ~500-word essay that discusses highlights of the academic program thus far and your plans for using this degree to meet future goals. One may discuss theories, methods, content, practice, and/or career ambitions in addressing this prompt.​


MARC Continuing Student Scholarship

This is a competitive scholarship and the recipients will be determined by the quality of the essay and their UHD Graduate GPA. This award is restricted to expenses associated with credit bearing coursework at UHD, including tuition, books, fees, and/or supplies in the 2022-2023 academic year.

Number of Awards: Up to 2 Awards
Award Amount: $3,000
Application Deadline: August 31, 2022

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

  1. Be a continuing graduate student with at least 6 semester credit hours completed in a UHD CHSS certificate or master’s program
  2. Have a UHD Graduate GPA of 3.0+ and be in good academic and financial standing at the university
  3. Be enrolled in the MARC program for the fall 2022 semester
  4. Be registered for at least 3 semester credit hours in the MARC program for the fall 2022 semester.
  5. MARC Continuing Graduate Student Scholarship application form by August 31, 2022

Essay Prompt:
Please upload a ~500-word essay that discusses highlights of the academic program thus far and your plans for using this degree to meet future goals. One may discuss theories, methods, content, practice, and/or career ambitions in addressing this prompt.



Last updated 11/16/2022 2:25 AM