Roy Arthur Swanson Comparative Literature Merit Scholarship

The Roy Arthur Swanson Merit Scholarship in Comparative Literature may be awarded to a UWM student with a declared Comparative Literature major or minor, and a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher in Comparative Literature courses. This scholarship is for the 2021-22 school year; students graduating in May 2021 are not eligible.

For optimal consideration, students should fill out these parts of the general scholarship application and make sure the most recent transcript is uploaded:

  • Co-curricular Activities
  • Community Service and Volunteer Work
  • Work Experience
  • Academic and Career Goals

You may edit your general application at any time prior to the deadline for the Roy Arthur Swanson Scholarship.

Multiple Donors
Varies up to $12,000
School/Colleges, Departments, and Areas
French, Italian, and Comparative Literature, College of Letters & Sciences
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a comparative literature major or minor?
  2. Describe your interest in and commitment to the discipline of comparative literature. For example, is there a text, film, or other work of art that you have studied in a comparative literature course that has been particularly meaningful to you? Which learning experiences from your comparative literature coursework have been particularly significant? What have you learned, and why have you chosen to major or minor in comparative literature?