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Graduate Studies in English


In addition to providing full tuition to graduate assistants, MTSU rewards excellence by offering the Albert and Ethel Carver Smith Award ($2,000). In addition, the English Department offers the following awards to qualified graduate students:

  • the Peck Award ($1,500)
  • the Frazier Writing Award ($200 for first; $100 for second)
  • the William R. Wolfe Award (given for the three best essays of the year by a graduate student; prizes vary)
  • the John McDaniel Excellence in Teaching Award