Undergraduate Prizes and Awards
Prizes Selected by the Division of the Humanities
Class of 1955 Prize for Creative Ability
This prize is given yearly to recognize an undergraduate demonstrating academic excellence in any field and Creative Ability (rotates between Humanities, Science, and Social Science).
- 2023 - Delaine Gneco De La Cruz
- 2019 - Cassidy Ann Bethke
Doris Brewer Cohen Award in Humanities
This award is given yearly to recognize an outstanding senior thesis or essay. For more information, please see the Doris Brewer Cohen Award page.
Dorothy Blumenfeld Moyer Memorial Award
This award is given yearly to recognize creative work in the languages and/or literature. Chairs/Directors send nominations and a copy of the student’s work to Jonathan Decter and Sonja Catano by April 28, 2023.
- 2023 - Autumn Bellan & Caroline Hall
- 2022 - Emily Riordan
- 2021 - Aaron Luke Newitt
- 2020 - Evan A. Robins
- 2019 - Hannah Abigail Sussman
- 2018 - Nhi Thanh Le Tran & Danielle Marie Rock
- 2017 - Taylor G. McKinnon
- 2016 - Matthew Phillip Chernick
Esther Pine Memorial Prize
This prize is given yearly to recognize excellence in the Liberal Arts (rotates between Creative Arts, Sciences, Humanities).
- 2021 - Carter William Yee
- 2018 - Benjamin Rui Lin Fong
Renee B. Lang Prize In Literature
This prize is given yearly to recognize an outstanding senior honors project in a literature major at Brandeis (Comparative Lit, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hispanic Studies, Italian, Latin, or Russian). Chairs/Directors send nominations and a copy of the student’s work to Jonathan Decter and Sonja Catano by April 28, 2023.
- 2023 - Amy Jarkow
- 2022 - Cassie Shifman
- 2021 - Caroline Sydney Greaney
- 2020 - Nyomi D. White
- 2019 - Emily Schrager Dana
- 2018 - Adam Rolon Beckwith
- 2017 - Sarah Rachel Levy
- 2016 - Joshua Koloski