Graduate Awards

Graduate Essay | $500
Award for the best Cinema & Media Studies essay written by a Penn Graduate student.

Graduate Creative Project | $500
Award for the best Cinema & Media Studies creative project made a Penn Graduate student.

Graduate Service | $500
Award for service by a Penn graduate student to Cinema & Media Studies.

Timothy Corrigan Dissertation Award | $1,000
Award for the best dissertation by a PhD in Cinema & Media Studies.

Past Awards

2022-23 CIMS Graduate Awards

Best Graduate Creative Project : JS Wu, PhD Candidate in English
Best Graduate Service : Hugo Salas, PhD Candidate in Spanish

2021-22 CIMS Graduate Awards

Best Graduate Service : Knar Gavin, PhD Candidate in English

2020-21 CIMS Graduate Awards

Best Graduate Essay : Sam Samore, PhD Candidate in English
Best Graduate Service : Anat Dan, PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature

2019-20 CIMS Graduate Awards

Best Graduate Essay : Tyler Shine, PhD Candidate in History of Art
Best Graduate Service : Dixon Li, PhD Candidate in English

2018-19 CIMS Graduate Awards

Best Graduate Service : Joseph Coppola, PhD Candidate English | Eleni Palis, PhD Candidate in English

2017-18 CIMS Graduate Awards

Best Graduate Service : Peter Lesnik, PhD Candidate in Italian

2016-17 CIMS Graduate Awards

Best Graduate Service: Iggy Cortez, PhD Candidate in History of Art