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There are a number of opportunities for incoming and current students to be recognized for their many accomplishments. These include:

English Department Awards

The English Department annually offers a combination of competitive and automatic awards. They are merit-based and are specific to our program. We can only consider students who have declared their major for awards. The University of Winnipeg has academic advisors who can help you determine your major and plan your degree.

The full list of these awards is available here: English Department Awards.

Please note that the values of awards are subject to change.

There are a several creative writing contests that students may enter.
Contest details can be found here: Creative Writing Awards

The English Department administers the R.N. Hallstead Memorial Shakespeare Essay Contest.
Contest details can be found here: R.N. Hallstead Memorial Shakespeare Prize

Recent Recipients of English Department Awards

University Awards

Students are also eligible for university-level awards. Information on individual opportunities and important dates can be found here:

Entrance Awards

In-Course Awards

Indigenous student award opportunities

International student award opportunities

Key Dates/Deadlines

How to apply for awards 

Any questions can be directed to the English Department Assistant: m.omar@uwinnipeg.ca