Sam Ella Dukes Memorial Poetry Prize

Department: English
Undergraduate/Graduate: Undergraduate
Amount: $50-$125
Student Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate
Distribution: Annual Award

This prize honors the memory of Sam Ella Dukes, who taught English in the public schools of Florida and South Carolina for over forty years. The prize will be awarded each April by a committee of English department faculty appointed by the chair of the department. The prize is open to any undergraduate or graduate student.

Prize Amounts:

Graduate students: 1st prize of $125, 2nd prize of $75
Undergraduate students: 1st prize of $100, 2nd prize of $50

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