Awards and Prizes

Established: February 1974

The Charles Howard Dudley Prize

A monetary prize, given in memory of Charles Howard Dudley, Class of 1901, is awarded annually to the graduating student, selected by the faculty of the Department of Religion, who has demonstrated excellence in the study of that field.

Established: June 2004

The Dickinson Senior Writing Prize in Religion

The Dickinson Senior Writing Prize is awarded during the senior year by vote of the Religion Department faculty to that senior or seniors who have produced the best writing project as a culminating experience in the major or in a senior year seminar course.

Established: June 2014

The Hans Penner Prize

The Hans Penner Prize is given to a graduating major in the Department of Religion whose work demonstrates dexterity in theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of religion.

Established: May 1985

The Religion Department Faculty Award

The Department of Religion funds a monetary prize to be awarded to a graduating senior who has done outstanding work throughout his or her career as a Religion major, as determined by the Religion Department faculty.