Undergraduate Student Essay Award

Each year, SAMLA accepts nominations of outstanding undergraduate student presentations given at the previous year's conference.

In 2023, the winner of the award will receive an honorarium of $125; publication of the winning essay in our annual digital newsletter SAMLA News; and complimentary registration for SAMLA 95 in Atlanta, GA.


Submit nominations via this form by February 10, 2023.


2022 Award Winner

Gary Harrison
Piedmont University

"Silence as Bakhtinian Utterance and
Dialogized Heteroglossia in The French Lieutenant's Wife"