The Academy of American Poets
This prize is awarded to the student submitting the best group of poems in the annual competition. Winning works are published in Red Clay, the student literary magazine.
English Essay Award
This prize is awarded to the student who submits the best essay involving literary criticism or creative nonfiction written during the academic year. Previous winning essays can be read on the English Journal site.
The Jean Besselievre Boley Award
This prize is awarded to the student submitting the best short story in the annual competition. Winning works are published in Red Clay, the student literary magazine.
The Julia Sadler de Coligny Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund provides an annual award to an outstanding major in music in one given year and to an outstanding major in English the following year.
The Lawrence G. Nelson Award for Excellence in English
This prize is awarded each year to a senior chosen by the Department of English for general excellence in English.
The Shakespeare Prize
This prize is presented to the student who demonstrates excellence in one or both of the upper-level Shakespeare courses.