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Student Awards 2015-2016

Graduate Awards

Outstanding Graduate Student Awards | View all previous awardees »

  • Kelly Clayton, MA Cultural Studies
  • Psyche Ready, MA Literature
  • Liam Rogers, MA Professional Writing and Rhetoric
  • Kathleen Rossell, MA Linguistics
  • Alisa Russell, MA Teaching of Writing and Literature

Robert Karlson Prize | View all previous awardees »

The Robert Karlson prize provides $1250 to the year's outstanding graduate student in the English Department's MA programs.

  • Psyche Ready

Sven Eric Molin Award | View all previous awardees »

The Sven Eric Molin Prize provides $1250 in funds toward the education of a continuing graduate student in English of exceptional merit. 

  • Jennifer Ghani

Cynthia Wynn Herman Scholarship | View all previous awardees »

The Cynthia Wynn Herman Scholarship honors a returning female student, over the age of 25, who has interests in English and Woman's Studies. 

  • Laurel Ferretti

Dan Rudy Fiction Prize | View all previous awardees »

The Dan Rudy Fiction Prize for a single short story of 20 double-spaced pages or less.

  • Sam Ashworth, Winner

Shelley A. Marshall Fiction Prize | View all previous awardees »

The Shelley A. Marshall Fiction Prize for a single short story of 20 doubled-spaced pages or less.

  • Sarah Bates, Winner

Mary Roberts Rinehart Poetry Award | View all previous awardees »

  • Jessica Capobianco, Honorable Mention
  • Melanie Tague, Honorable Mention
  • Q Wang, Winner
  • Susan Woodruff, Honorable Mention
  • Carina Yun, Honorable Mention

Mark Craver Poetry Award | View all previous awardees »

 

  • Jesse Capobianco, Honorable Mention
  • Sarah McDonald, Honorable Mention
  • Alayna Nagurny, Honorable Mention
  • Katie Richards, Winner
  • Melanie Tague, Honorable Mention

Virginia Downs Poetry Award | View all previous awardees »

The Virginia Downs Poetry Award is given for a single poem of 60 lines or less.

  • Emily Green, Winner
  • Douglas Luman, Runner-up
  • Claudia Rojas, Honorable Mention
  • Carina Yun, Honorable Mention

Joseph A. Lohman III Poetry Prize | View all previous awardees »

The Joseph Lohman Poetry Prize is given for a single poem of 60 lines or less.

  • Jesse Capobianco, Winner
  • Emily Green, Honorable Mention

Undergraduate Awards

James L. Jackson Prize | View all previous awardees »

The James L. Jackson Prize provides funds to support the education at George Mason of a continuing undergraduate major in English of exceptional merit.

  • Zella Christensen

Aileen Walls Prize | View all previous awardees »

The Aileen Walls Prize provides a prize to an outstanding graduating English major.

  • Christian Mincks, BFA

Dr. Barry Berkey Personal Essay Award | View all previous awardees »

The Dr. Barry Berkey Personal Essay Award recognizes an outstanding non-fiction personal essay written by a junior or senior undergraduate English major.

  • Chelsea Cripps
  • Sharon Freeman, Honorable Mention

OLLI-Mason Scholarship | View all previous awardees »

  • Sarah Brosnahan, BA
  • Tobi Kassim, BA
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