Funds by Category: Department of English

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Department of English


Dr. E.A. “Tony” Mares Award for Chicano Literature Endowment

The Dr. E.A. “Tony” Mares Award for Chicano Literature Endowment is an annual award through the English Department, which supports Chicano literature, poetry, history, and general writings about Chicanos. This award benefits both undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Mares was a noted New Mexico poet, author, playwright, and gifted teacher who retired from the University... Read more »

Elsie Fraley Demas and James Demas Fund

Established in honor of Elsie and James Demas, Sr., this fund supports undergraduate scholarship and research in Honors English. Uses include conference fees, travel and lodging, copying, book purchases, and computer-related and printing expenses. All students enrolled in Honors English are eligible. Students awarded are those who best demonstrate scholarship and whose work would benefit... Read more »

English Department Fund

The English Department Fund provides support for visiting lecturers, speakers, and a variety of events that enhance the reach of our curriculum and keep it current by bringing living writers, scholars, and cultural figures to the University.

Hillerman-McGarrity Endowed Scholarship in Creative Writing

Named on honor of Tony Hillerman and Michael McGarrity, two of New Mexico’s most renowned and respected mystery writers, this fund supports scholarships for students enrolled in the Creative Writing Program with a demonstrated talent and passion for fiction, screenwriting, playwriting, or creative non-fiction. Preference is shown to students from New Mexico with financial need.



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