The W. Keats Sparrow Writing Award recognizes excellence in research and writing by students in East Carolina University's English 1100 and 2201 composition classes. The award is sponsored by the Friends of Joyner Library and is named in honor of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow, Professor Emeritus of English and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. First place is $200, Second place is $150, and Third Place is $100. Please read the guidelines below if you are interested in entering!
The Rhem-Scharzmann Prize for Recognition of Student Research was established by Mrs. Ann Scharzmann to honor William and Emily Rhem and Theodore and Ann Schwarzmann, the Rhem-Scharzmann Prize annually recognizes outstanding research papers written by sophomores, juniors, and seniors at East Carolina University. Cash prizes in the amount of $750, $500, and $250 will be awarded to first-, second-, and third-place winners. Papers can be in any field of study, but must be based largely on primary sources held by J. Y. Joyner Library's Special Collections Department.