ENGLISH DEPARTMENT PRIZES
The Trinity College
English Department awards prizes annually in each of the following categories:
CREATIVE WRITING, SHORT STORIES, POETRY, PLAY SCRIPTS, ESSAYS, and
SPEECHES. These contests are open to all undergraduates presently
registered at Trinity College.
Deadline for submissions is Monday, April
11, 2016 and winners will be notified prior to the Honor’s Day Ceremony held on May 6, 2016 at 3:30 in the College Chapel. For more information on the English Department Prizes, please click here. Contest rules and information can also be picked up in the lobby of the English Building.
THE JIM MURRAY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION $5,000 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
The Jim Murray Memorial
Foundation is a nonprofit organization established to perpetuate the legacy of
Jim Murray '43, and his dedication to a long and extraordinary career in
journalism. The JMMF offers students the opportunity to win one of five (5) $5,000 scholarships through a nationwide essay competition for applicants who meets the following guidelines:
~ Applicant must
currently be a sophomore or a junior who will graduate in spring of 2017 (or
~ Applicant must show
integrity of character, interest in and respect for his/her fellow humans, and
the energy to use his/her writing talents to the fullest extent.
~ Applicant must have
at least a 3.0 grade point average and be enrolled full-time at Trinity.
~ Applicant must be a
citizen of the United States.
The 2016 JMMF essay
topic is: Write
a column that tells the story of an event, incident or person who figures
prominently in the sports history of your university. It could be a memorable
game, or coach, or player, or even an artifact that has become an indelible
part of the story of your college.
If you are interested
in applying for this scholarship, please click on this link for more
information or for an application. Original
essays must be submitted to Christina Bolio at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, April 15th, 2016.