Robert H. West Award: Outstanding Graduate Student in Literary Criticism and Creative Writing
Winner Literary Criticism: Cameron Winter
Winner Creative Writing: Jackie Kari
Named in honor of Robert H. West, former department head and faculty member, this fund supports the work of outstanding graduate students in the Department of English.
Robert E. Park Essay Award
Winner: Megan Fontenot
Established by the Class of 1912 in honor of Robert E. Park, former head of English, this fund supports a prize given each year to the author of the best essay written for a graduate course in the Department of English.
The Christy Desmet Memorial Fund
Winner: Philip Gilreath
Named in honor of faculty member Dr. Christy Desmet, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of English and Director of the FYC/UGA Writing Center, this fund will support graduate students working in British Literature prior to 1900.
Patricia J. and Hubert H. McAlexander Graduate Award in American Literature
Winner: Sarah Shermyen
Named in honor of emeritus professors Drs. Hubert and Patricia McAlexander, this award recognizes outstanding work in the fields of Canadian and/or United States literature.
R. Baxter Miller Award in African American and Multicultural Literature
Winner: Chanara Andrews-Bickers
Named in honor of faculty member Dr. R. Baxter Miller, this fund provides monetary awards for excellence in African American and Multicultural Literature by graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of English
James B. Colvert English Graduate Awards
Winner: Nate Dixon
James B. Colvert was a scholar of American literature, Georgia Review editor, and department head, this fund supports stipends to outstanding graduate students pursuing study within UGA’s Department of English.
The Alice C. Langdale Graduate Awards in English
Winners: Annelise Norman, Travis Dular, Mike McClelland, and Anna Forrester
Named in honor alumna Alice C. Langdale, this fund supports awards that recognizes the outstanding work of graduate students within the Department of English.
Jane Appleby Doctoral Awards
Winners: Aviva Kasowski, Gabrielle Stecher Morgan Richardson, Sidonia Serafini, and Zach Perdieu
Named in honor of teacher Jane Appleby, this fellowship supports graduate study in the Department of English.