Prizes and Scholarships

Submit all materials to Dr. Maria Gonzalez, Director of Upper Division Studies.

(mailbox in Department office or

Creative Writing Prizes

  • The Sylvan Karchmer Prize in Fiction
  • The Howard Moss Prize in Poetry
  • The Brian Lawrence Prize in Fiction
  • The Brian Lawrence Prize in Poetry
  • The Brian Lawrence Prize in Nonfiction

Eligibility Requirements

Open to all English majors

Jimmie Katherine Morris Gentile Scholarship in Literary Criticism

Two scholarships of up to $1,000 each.

Eligibility Requirements

English majors who have completed at least 9 hours of upper division English courses (with a minimum of 6 upper division hours on this campus), have a 3.25 GPA in English, and will be enrolled for the applicable academic year are eligible for this scholarship.