2016 Student AwardsEnglish

Graduate Awards

Outstanding Graduate Student Awards

  • Kelly Clayton
  • Psyche Ready
  • Liam Rogers
  • Kathleen Rossell
  • Alisa Russell
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Sven Eric Molin Award

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

  • Jennifer Ghani
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Cynthia Wynn Herman Scholarship

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
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Robert Karlson Award

The Robert Karlson prize provides a monetary award to the year's outstanding graduate student in the English Department's MA programs.

  • Psyche Ready
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Dan Rudy Fiction Prize

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

  • Sam Ashworth
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Shelley A. Marshall Fiction Prize

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

  • Sarah Bates
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Mary Roberts Rinehart Poetry Award

  • Jessica Capobianco
  • Melanie Tague
  • Q Wang
  • Susan Woodruff
  • Carina Yun
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Mark Craver Poetry Award

 

  • Jesse Capobianco
  • Sarah McDonald
  • Alayna Nagurny
  • Katie Richards
  • Melanie Tague
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Virginia Downs Poetry Award

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

  • Emily Green
  • Douglas Luman
  • Claudia Rojas
  • Carina Yun
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Joseph A. Lohman III Poetry Prize

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

  • Jesse Capobianco
  • Emily Green
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Undergraduate Awards

James L. Jackson Award

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
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Aileen Walls Award

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

  • Christian Mincks
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Dr. Barry Berkey Personal Essay Award

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
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Graduation with Honors in English

  • MarLa Lauber
  • Sophia Rutti
  • Chelsea Cripps
  • Yanar Hashlomon
  • Israel Kassim
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OLLI-Mason Scholarship

  • Sarah Brosnahan
  • Tobi Kassim
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