Humanistic Studies

The Annual Ginsberg Prize

The Ginsberg Prize is awarded annually to a meritorious graduating senior whose work in language and literature is judged to have been the most creative.

Eligibility: A enrolled student who is a graduating senior in the current academic year

Judges: A faculty member or members from Humanistic Studies

The Ginsberg Prize winner receives:

$500 award from an anonymous donor 

Recognition in the commencement booklet

Winning poem shared on social media 

Timeline:  Generally, the department requests submissions by early to mid April and a winner is announced at the end of April.

Submissions: Check out the Ginsberg page for submission information. Entries are judged blind.