English & Modern Languages Scholarships

John J. Stanfield Scholarship

This fund was established in May 1987 with gifts in honor of John J. Stanfield. Specific Endowment Agreement Criteria includes:

  1. Student must be an English major at the Purdue North Central campus.
  2. Student must be of sophomore standing or above.
  3. Student must express intent to earn the undergraduate degree in English at Purdue University North Central.
  4. Student must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

Selena M. Taliaferro Memorial Scholarship

This fund was established in December 2002 with a gift by John F. and Jean H. Hoffner in memory of Jean’s mother. Recipients must have financial need, past community service, and at least a 3.0 grade point average. This scholarship is renewable.


Virginia Muhleman Brelje Memorial Scholarship

This fund was established in April 2001 with gifts by H. William Brelje and others in memory of Virginia Muhleman Brelje. This scholarship will be awarded based on academic merit and the students’ dedication and commitment to writing and/or the study of literature.