Prizes Restricted to Seniors

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Poetry

THE ROLFE HUMPHRIES POETRY PRIZE is presented to that Senior who has achieved the greatest sense of poetic form in his/her undergraduate writing.

The award shall be made on the basis of three submissions to the English Department in the applicant's senior year, and may include writing produced during the undergraduate years.

Personal or Open Topic Essays

THE G. ARMOUR CRAIG AWARD FOR PROSE COMPOSITION

is awarded to that Junior or Senior who writes the best autobiographical essay on an experience of intellectual discovery.


The two fellowships below carry different deadlines from the other prizes. Please click here for more details regarding application, etc. The deadlines for these applications are: October 20 and February 15.  

Research, Including Travel

The Alpha Delta Phi Fund is designed to support senior essay writing, special topics, and other comparable independent projects. All seniors in the humanities and social sciences may apply, but first priority is reserved for English majors and others working in literary studies, creative writing, theater and dance, or film. Monies from the David P. Patchel Memorial Fund can be used for senior projects having to do with the moving image specifically, whether essays, theses, or production projects.

Awards are intended for seniors who are working on projects that are integral to their coursework or are part of independent study for credit that is supervised and evaluated by a faculty member.

Film and Media

Monies from the David P. Patchel Memorial Fund can be used for senior projects having to do with the moving image specifically, whether essays, theses, or production projects.

Awards are intended for seniors who are working on projects that are integral to their coursework or are part of independent study for credit that is supervised and evaluated by a faculty member.