This award was created by visual artist and award-winning poet, Janice Colbert, a graduate of the Creative Writing Certificate Program. The Janice Colbert Poetry Award is open to students who have taken at least one creative writing course in the previous year. One prize of $1,000 and two prizes of $500 annually.
Recent award recipients
- Daniel Lomas (2016 Winner)
- Chloe Catan (2017 Winner)
- Emily Sanford (2018 Winner)
- Kerri Huffman (2018 Runner Up)
- Therese Estacion (2018 Runner Up)