SJSU English Department Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to our 2016-2017

Scholarship Recipients

Bonita M. Cox Award for Classical and Medieval Studies: 

Jenny Walicek

Schelby A. Sweeney Beowulf Prize: 

Sandy Tompkins

First Year Writing Awards: 

1st Place - My Dinh                         
Honorable Mention - Hedieh Amiri                                  
Honorable Mention - Andrew Cenidoza

Shirley Nelson Iverson Award: 

Oners Silva

Dorothy Pritchard Wright Children's Literature Scholarship: 

Bethany Callahan

Kichung Kim Endowed Scholarship: 

Julia Franco                          
Erika Harris                         
Jamie Jara                                   
Mariah Ramsour

Carol Robles Memorial Scholarship: 

Graduate - Andrew Khazanovsky                         
Undergraduate - Drew Stanke

James O. Wood Scholarship for Shakespeare Studies: 

Barb Purmort

Catherine Urban Scholarship: 

Erika Harris                         
Barb Purmort                                 
Micayla Reed

Dr. Josephine Chandler Scholarship: 

Luke Coulter                                  
Mackenzie Rodriguez 

Dr. Jack E. and Maxine Hunt Fink Scholarship Endowment for English Majors: 

Blaise Olguin

Ruth MacLean McGee Scholarship: 

Melissa Laptalo

Dorrit A. Sibley Scholarship Award: 

Graduate:  Eli Hansen 
Undergraduate:  Kervin Cano

Roberta Holloway Scholarship: 

Fatema Elbakoury

W.O. Crockett Scholarship Fund: 

Hawwi Namarra

Harvey Birenbaum Prize: 

Audrey Laughlin

Owen Milton Broyles Scholarship: 

Joshua Speers

Ida Fay Sachs Ludwig Memorial Scholarship: 

Kimy Martinez

Rico-Ressman Endowment for Creative Writing: 

Sharon Simonson 

Lois King Thore  Scholarship: 

Julia Franco 

Academy of American Poets Virginia de Araujo Prize: 

1st Place:  Camille Miller 
Honorable Mention:  Kimmy Martinez

James D. Phelan Literary Awards: 

Phelan Personal Essay:

Graduate:  Jennifer Creech

Phelan Critical Essay:

Graduate: Jennifer Creech

Phelan Free Verse

Graduate:

Kimy Martinez                        
Richard To                                 
Jenny Walicek

Undergraduate:

1st Place - Sarah Marasco                       
2nd Place - Robert Passalacqua                                 
3rd Place - Eric Rummelhoff

Phelan Short Story

Graduate:  Richard To                       
Undergraduate:  Brian Adam