In the spring semester of each academic year, the Department of Comparative Literature awards one graduating senior each the following prizes.
Laurence C. Welch Essay Prize
This cash prize is awarded to the best essay written for an upper-division COLT course (300-level or higher) as judged by a committee of faculty from those submitted. The deadline for submissions is typically announced in April. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Past Welch Prize Awardees
Past Comparative Literature Prize Awardees