SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
The Colleen Holmbeck Poetry Prize is sponsored by the English Department of Rockford University and the Academy of American Poets. Named in recognition of a 1956 RC graduate and advocate of the arts on our campus, the prize offers a monetary award of up to $100. Winners are also listed in the Academy’s Annual Report.
A yearly award voted upon by the English Department given to the best Senior Seminar project. Includes recognition and English Luncheon and a small gift.
Established to encourage the study of English literature, this designation is awarded annually to a junior majoring in English who shows distinguished ability in literary criticism and analysis. This award is based upon a competitive examination open to all junior English majors.