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Why Choose
Cedar Crest?
  • Personalized attention
  • Average class size <20
  • Women's leadership opportunities
  • Flexibility to add dual major, minor

Scholarships, Awards & Prizes

Cedar Crest College recognizes the promise and achievement of students in English with annual scholarships and awards.

Literature and Writing Scholarship
Given by: The English program
Awarded to: Full-time first-year students who submit samples of exceptional analytical or creative writing. This $1,500 Scholarship is renewable for four years.

The College Writing Prizes
Given by: Cedar Crest College
Awarded to: Students who submit exceptional papers written for WRI 100: College Writing and upper-level writing-intensive classes.

The Creative Writing Awards
Given by: Preterite (the College literary club)
Awarded to: The writers of the most accomplished fiction, poetry and nonfiction submitted to the Preterite creative writing contest.

The Senior Essay Prize in English
Given by: The English program
Awarded to: The senior English major who submits the best essay written for a class in the major.

Margaret M. Bryant Prize
Given by: The Humanities Department
Awarded to: The senior going on to graduate school in the field of humanities who has achieved distinction in scholarship and shows great promise.

The Humanities Prize
Given by: The Humanities Department
Awarded to: The senior who has demonstrated outstanding and imaginative performance in the humanities.