English Awards

2016 English Awardees

2016 English Awards

Pictured above are Sean Domencic, Danielle Beiler, Jess Boyer, Lizzy Wahba, Ashley Sherman, Rashid Noah, Lynn Haubelt, and Amy Olweiler. On April 28th, they attended a dinner and celebration of inspiration to recognize them for their outstanding accomplishments.

New awards in 2016: Allison Rickert Award to Recognize Creative Writing

Allison Rickert graduated MU with her English BA in 2014, looking forward to a promising career in publishing.

New awards in 2016: Eileen Carew Scholarship for Writing Studies Majors

This scholarship is awarded to an English major with a declared Writing Studies Option who has achieved excellence or shows promise in writing. The student must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Special consideration is given to students who have engaged in community service and who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

This award was generously endowed by Dr. Kerrie Farkas.

Established Awards

The Cynthia Dilgard Award recognizes Dr. Dilgard, who served many years as chair of the English Department.  As she loved Shakespeare with all her heart, the award goes to a students who is judged to be best in understanding the relevance of Shakespeare.

How to Create An Award in Memory of a Loved One

If you are interested in honoring a loved one with a named Scholarship, contact Advancement.  Ask for Alice McMurry.