FROM: The Department of English
RE: William C. Kitto Jr. Scholarship
Sent: 3/24/2020 8:17:02 AM
To: Students

California University of Pennsylvania

English Department

William C. Kitto Jr. Scholarship

Scholarship: The scholarship shall be awarded to a sophomore California University of Pennsylvania student majoring in English with a concentration in journalism who demonstrates financial need. The scholarship will award $755 in the 2020/2021 academic year. William Kitto was the father of Carol Kubalinski, a retired employee of the university. Mr. Kitto encouraged his children to pursue education. The family wants to recognize Mr. Kitto's devotion to education through this scholarship.

Qualifications: English sophomore major with a journalism concentration. The student should have an overall 3.0 GPA and should be taking or should have taken at least one journalism class.

Special Consideration: Membership in Cal UIs Society of Professional Journalists and staff work for the California Times will be considered in the awarding of this scholarship. Publications in newspapers and/or magazines also will be a consideration.

Deadline: March 30, 2020

Entries: To request an application form please email Mary Marcini, English Department Secretary at

Submission Guidelines:

1.      A letter demonstrating financial need and stating the student's goals in the media field as well as publications should be submitted.

2.      A sample journalism story (published preferred, but not necessary) should be included.

3.      Student should have a B grade point average or higher. Provide transcript (unofficial will suffice).

4.      The student must be an English major with a concentration in journalism.

5.      Entries must be submitted by due date above.

The William C. Kitto Jr. Journalism Scholarship Committee is a sub-committee of the English department.


Direct any questions to Dr. Anthony Todd Carlisle: