2021 Student AwardsEnglish

Graduate Awards

Outstanding Graduate Student Awards

  • Erin Della Puca
  • Kyra Kondis
  • Martin Mitchell
  • Arlee Pearlswig
  • Sophie Smith
  • Alan Strom
  • Sarah Wilson
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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. 

  • Chelsea Cripps
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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.

  • Kimberlyn Pepe
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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.

  • Kyra Kondis
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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.

  • Asa Sutton
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Virginia Downs Poetry Award

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

  • Christian Stanzione
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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.

  • Faith Reale
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Undergraduate Awards

Outstanding Graduating Senior

  • Alaina Johannson
  • Carolyn Klein
  • Sawyer Kressin
  • Samira Moss
  • Liudmilla Ushakova
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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.

  • Cara Van Ryn
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Aileen Walls Award

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

  • Kayleigh Boughton
  • Alaina Johansson
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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.

  • Zack Peach, Honorable Mention
  • Sanjana Raghavan, Winner
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OLLI-Mason Scholarship

  • Kara Crawford
  • Madison Gaines
  • Grace McGiffin
  • Allison Mescall
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