2020 Student AwardsEnglish

Graduate Awards

Outstanding Graduate Student Awards

  • Katherine Bentley
  • Kristen Greiner
  • Lauren Hoerath
  • Jordan Reich
  • Katie Richards
  • Allie Tunstall
  • Deborah Van Trees
  • Richard Wentworth
  • Mary Winsor
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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. 

  • Melissa Howell
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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.

  • Shannon Pennell
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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.

  • Lauren Davila
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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.

  • Melissa Wade
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Virginia Downs Poetry Award

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

  • Danielle Williams
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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.

  • Eli Vandegrift
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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.

  • Sawyer Kressin
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Aileen Walls Award

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

  • Julija Pivo
  • George Wright
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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.

  • Sean McBride
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OLLI-Mason Scholarship

  • Madison Hoffman
  • Adam Solomon Zemel
  • Zaria Talley
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