The Allen Prizes in English Composition
: Established by the Rev. Dr. George K. Allen, a member of the class of 1870, in memory of his wife, Hattie Boyd Allen — two prizes in English composition. The Phillip K. Dorn Memorial Prize
: Established in memory of Phillip K. Dorn by Norstar Trust Company. The award is given to a graduating senior English major who is distinguished in the study of English and who plans, on graduation, to pursue further professional training or begin a career in medicine, business, finance, or law. When possible, the award is given to a student with an interest in poetry. The Jonathan H. Kistler Memorial Curricular Innovation Fund in English
: Established in 1996 by Harry F. Lee ’57 to support and nurture new curricular and pedagogical ideas within the English department. The Lasher Prize
: Established as an award to a member of the junior class in recognition of outstanding talent. The Lasher Prize for Distinction in English Composition
: Established by the Rev. Dr. George W. Lasher, a member of the Class of 1857, and awarded for distinction in the various types of writing. The Scott Saunders Prize for Excellence in Literature
: Established in memory of Scott Saunders ’89, and awarded annually to a senior major in English who participated in the Colgate English department study group
to London, in recognition of work done in London which is distinguished in its own right or which contributed to the completion of a distinguished project.