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. Clink on the links below to learn more about the various graduate and undergraduate awards available.



The Fall 2019 deadline for award applications is October 25. You can download an application packet [Undergraduate / Graduate] or pick up a hard copy in the English Department main office beginning October 1. The awards banquet will be held Dec. 6.


To be eligible for these awards, you will also need to submit a separate application through Scholar Dollar$. To start a scholarship application, visit the Scholar Dollar$ online application system, here:


If you have any questions about our awards or the application process, please stop by the main English Department office in Clara Belle Williams Hall, room 132.


For a list of previous award winners, click here.