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ENGL 2201: Awards

Rhem-Scharzmann Prize

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.

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W. Keats Sparrow Writing Award

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.

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Michael F. Bassman Honors Thesis Award

The Michael F. Bassman Honors Thesis Award was established in 2010 to recognize excellence in research and writing by students in East Carolina University's Honors College. The award, in the amount of $500, is sponsored by Joyner Library and honors Dr. Michael F. Bassman, Associate Professor of Foreign Languages & Literatures, formerly Associate Vice Chancellor of the Honors Program, and its first Distinguished Honors Professor. Winners of the award are celebrated in a ceremony in December each year in Joyner Library.

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