Undergraduate Student Essay Award

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

In 2021, 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 93 to be held November 4-6, in Atlanta, GA.


The nomination deadline can be downloaded here. Please email the completed form to [email protected].


2020 Award Winner

Maggie Miller
Dalton State College

“Not A Chaos: The Intentionality of Music in the Gothic Novel and Film”