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Honors Program, Scholarships & Awards

ENGLISH HONORS PROGRAM

English majors with a minimum 3.3 GPA are eligible to apply for the ENGLISH HONORS PROGRAM. Honors students take advanced seminars and write an honors thesis under the guidance of a faculty mentor. For more information see https://englishhonors.ccnysites.cuny.edu

 

ISAACS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Isaacs Scholarship at City College is an undergraduate scholarship for students at the College planning to pursue a major in English Literature. Isaacs Scholars are capable of serious work in humanistic studies. The program is built around a major in English literature with collateral work in Foreign languages and the Classics: the traditional disciplines of a liberal education. https://isaacs.ccny.cuny.edu/

ANNUAL AWARDS AND PRIZES

CREATIVE WRITING AWARDS

  • The Doris Lippman Prize in Creative Writing
  • The Jerome Lowell DeJur Award In Creative Writing
  • The David Dortort Prize in Creative Writing
  • The Dortort Family Undergraduate Prize in Creative Writing
  • The Goodman Fund Grants
  • The Goodman Fund Short Story Award
  • The Graduate Children's Writing Award
  • The Undergraduate Children's Writing Award
     

POETRY AWARDS

  • The David Markowitz Poetry Award
  • The Esther Unger Poetry Prize
  • The Goodman Fund Poetry Award

ESSAY AWARDS

  • The Allan Danzig Memorial Award in Victorian & Romantic Literature
  • The David Markowitz Essay Award
  • The Riggs Gold Medal Essay Award
  • The Meyer Cohn Graduate Essay Award in Literature
     

THE IRWIN AND ALICE STARK AWARDS

  • The Stark Short Fiction Prize
  • The Stark Award in Fiction in Honor of Henry R. Roth
  • The Stark Award in Drama in Memory of Ross Alexander
  • The Stark Poetry Prize in Memory of Raymond Patterson
  • The Stark Award for Essay in Literature
  • The Stark English Composition Award in Memory of Mina Shaughnessy
     

AWARDS FOR GENERAL EXCELLENCE

  • The David Dortort Undergraduate Fellowship
  • ​The Lillian Feder Scholarship
  • The Margaret Halmy Prize
  • The Edward C. and Ruth P. Mack Graduate Fellowship
  • The Paul Roberts Memorial Scholarship
  • The Richard Shephard Award for Excellence in Writing
  • The Marilyn Sternglass Awards in Language and Literacy:
    • The Marilyn Sternglass Writing Award
    • The Marilyn Sternglass Overall Merit Award
  • The Toni Cade Bambara Endowed Scholarship
  • The William Bradley Otis Fellowship in American Literature
  • The Albert Friend Award for Excellence in Medieval Studies

TEACHING AWARDS

  • The Norman Levine Outstanding Teaching Award
  • The Teacher-Writer Award