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Awards & Scholarships


Friends of George Dolph Book Award

This award is presented to a student who demonstrates academic excellence focusing on language and literature studies. The recipient must major in English or English Education.

Henry Dyck Book Award

This award is presented to the outstanding student in the History of English Language course, and is given in memory of Dr. Henry Dyck, a former MU English professor and philologist. The recipient receives a book selected by the History of English Language professor and recognition at the annual Honors ceremony.

Fielding-Eliot Scholarship in English and Modern Languages

This scholarship is presented to an entering freshman majoring in either English or a modern language. The recipient must be in the top two-fifths of his or her high school graduating class. The scholarship is renewable for an additional six semesters if recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA.

James York Glimm Scholarship in English

This scholarship, given in memory of MU English Professor Jim Glimm, is presented to an entering freshman enrolled in the English B.A. or B.S.E. program who shows potential for developing as a writer and student of literature. The recipient must be in the top two-fifths of his or her high school graduating class. Candidates must submit an analysis of a short poem or short piece of fiction from several choices supplied by the English and Modern Languages Department Scholarship Committee. The amount of the scholarship is $450, and it may be renewed if the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA.

The Sage Book Award

This scholarship is presented to a freshman English major with the highest verbal SAT score and class rank. The award provides a $300 credit for book purchases at the University Bookstore.

The Sunn Book Award

This scholarship is presented to a returning student majoring in English or English Education. The award honors academic excellence and provides a $300 credit for book purchases at the University Bookstore.

The Bernie Koloski Book Award

This award was created by faculty members of the English and Modern Languages department in appreciation of Dr. Koloski’s service to Mansfield University. Each year a student will be selected from an upper-level American literature class whose work best represents the standards of intellectual rigor Dr. Koloski brought to his study of literature. An appropriate work of contemporary or classic scholarship in American literature will be presented to the student at the annual Honors ceremony.