Each year Sigma Tau Delta recognizes excellence in convention presentations by awarding thousands of dollars in prize money. Perhaps your submission could be a winner in one of these categories.
Isabel Sparks President's Awards
Given for the best presentations by active student and alumni members at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention, these awards were established in 1991 by Isabel Sparks, the fifth President of Sigma Tau Delta.
- Original Fiction and Drama
- Creative Non-Fiction
- Original Poetry
- Critical Essays: British Literature, and World Literature
- Critical Essays: American Literature
- Critical Essays: Theory, Education, Linguistics, Rhetoric, and Young Adult Literature
- Popular Culture, AltLit, and Film Studies
- Critical Essays: Southwestern, Latino/Latina, and Native American Literature
- Common Reader: From Sand Creek by Simon Ortiz
Application Essay on Convention Theme Borderlands and Enchantments
These awards are for the best essays on the convention theme submitted as part of the Sigma Tau Delta scholarship program.