Student Awards

The Eva Halward Prize

Awarded to the student in Religious Studies who achieves the highest standing in the Religious Studies core course in the previous fall/winter or summer session. No application is required to be eligible for this award.

2018/2019 recipient: Jinesh Patel

2017/2018 recipients: Denise Dunbar and Jay Solomon

2016/2017 recipient: Lillian Al-Assadi Al-Radi

2014/2015 recipients: Fatima Ayoob Khan and Ryan Belluz

2013/2014 recipient: Juan Maldonado

2011/2012 recipients: Anthony Ferrara and Michael Porretta

2009/2010 recipient: Andrei Hociung

The Religious Studies Essay Prize

Awarded in the Fall term to an outstanding paper submitted for grading in a Religious Studies course in the previous academic year. To enter, submit a copy of the essay (unmarked), along with the name of the professor and the course to the Program Co-ordinator.

2018/2019 recipient: Jamie Solomon, “Zoroastrian Influence on the Judeo-Christian Tradition”

The Becky Lee Religion and Gender Essay Prize

Awarded in the Fall term to an outstanding paper on the subject of Religion and Gender submitted for grading in a Religious Studies course in the previous academic year. To enter, submit a copy of the essay (unmarked), along with the name of the professor and the course to the Program Co-ordinator.

2018/2019 recipient: Jinesh Patel, “The Feminization of the Nation”