Annual Department Prizes for Undergraduates
These prizes are by faculty nomination, voted on by the entire faculty at the end of the academic year.
- The Feinstein Prize
- This prize is awarded to the student in the English Honors Program whose honors thesis and overall work demonstrate the most effective exploration of feelings through language.
- The Hochman Prize
- This prize is awarded annually to a graduating senior who majored in English and who demonstrated by his or her course work both academic excellence and particular dedication to the field of American literature.
- The Eugene H. Kohn '60 Award in English and Creative Writing
- This prize recognizes a promising sophomore or junior in the Department of English and Creative Writing, one whose prose or poetry displays not only erudition, eloquence, and stylistic economy, but vision and insight that, in their illuminating and epiphanic qualities, might evoke the work of James Joyce, a favorite author of Mr. Kohn. The recipient should have declared an English major and will be nominated by members of the faculty on the basis of an outstanding piece of written work.
- The Perkins Prize
- This prize is awarded to that undergraduate Dartmouth student who shall show the most promise in Greek or Latin, or in English literature.
- The Stanley Prizes in English
- Graduate School: This prize is intended to help a promising senior or recent graduate who is going on to graduate school.
- Most Innovative Paper: This prize recognizes an exceptionally innovative critical paper written by an undergraduate.
- Service to the Department: This prize is designed to honor that student who has done unusual service within the department and the major.