Prizes and Scholarships
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The English Department regularly recognizes students who demonstrate outstanding writing ability. More than $3500 is awarded annually in prizes and scholarships.
- The Thomas D. Clareson Prize for the best English Junior Independent Study paper of the year
- The Waldo H. Dunn Prize for the best English Senior Independent critical analysis thesis
- The Vonna Hicks Adrian Poetry Prize for an outstanding body of poetry
- The Vonna Hicks Adrian Prize for a Critical Essay on Poetry for an original critical analysis of a poem or poems
- The Ralph L. Kinsey Poetry Award
- The Academy of American Poets Prize
- The Donaldson Prize for Fiction
- The Donaldson Prize for Non-Fiction
- The Donaldson Prize for the best English Senior Independent Study creative project
- The Becky DeWine Endowment Fund sponsors a summer internship opportunity in journalism between the junior and senior year
- The Robert M. Bruce Memorial Scholarship is awarded to the first-year student who has shown the most improvement in writing skills during the first year