Student Level: Graduate
Distribution: Annual Award
This award is in memory of A.D. and Frances Wilson, the uncle and aunt of an English Department faculty member. Mrs. Wilson was a long-time educator in the elementary grades who emphasized the importance of reading to her students, and Mr. Wilson was a forester who did a lot of education work with children, young people, and the community at large about nature and its preservation.
The award is open to any Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts (NEOMFA) student whose gateway school is The University of Akron and who has 12 graduate credits or more in English.