Scholarships & Awards

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Each year, the English Department at NMSU awards a number of scholarships and prizes to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in our programs. 

To be eligible for these awards, you must begin by submitting an application through Scholar Dollar$. To start a scholarship application, visit the Scholar Dollar$ Online Application System.

In addition to Scholar Dollar$, the English Department has an internal application process for our awards. The Fall 2020 deadline for awards applications is Friday, October 16. You can download an application sheet here: 

Department of English, Undergraduate Awards 

Department of English, Graduate Awards 

Graduate Awards from the Graduate School


Award winners will be announced in a virtual event on Friday, November 20.

If you have any questions about our awards or the application process, please email Susan Enger at

For a list of previous award winners, click here.