2018 Dickens Universe Scholarship Recipients

June 10, 2018

Photo of Charles Dickens writing at a desk with a quill pen

In recognition of research conducted during the 2017-2018 academic year, The Dickens Project has awarded two scholarships to California Community Colleges students to attend the Dickens Universe for undergraduate credit, and up to four scholarships for Neighborhood Academic Initiative high school seniors to attend the Dickens Universe.

Congratulations to all the winners!


California Community College Scholarship Recipients

Allen Lue, De Anza College
"An Inductive Analysis of British Imperialism in Jane Eyre"

Kaylee Steiner, College of the Redwoods
"Napoleon and the Destroyer: Money and Status as Motivating Forces in Tono-Bungay"


Neighborhood Academic Initiative High School Essay Competition Winners

Sabina Mendoza (Accounting, USC fall 2018)
"I Protest: An Analysis of Frederick Dorrit’s Agency in Dickens’s Little Dorrit"

*Andrew Oropeza (Narrative Studies/Music, USC fall 2018)
"Broken Sounds: Mr. Dorrit’s Interrupted Speech in Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit"

Jasmin Sanchez (Health & Humanity, USC fall 2018)
"A Humble Love: Class and Feelings in Dickens’s Little Dorrit"

Keyrin Velasquez (Human Biology, possible English/Classics, USC fall 2018)
"Running to No Avail: A Comparison of Mr. Dorrit and Mr. Merdle in Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit"

*Angie Veliz (Biology, UC San Diego fall 2018)
"Penetrable Impenetrability: The Statue-like Mrs. Clennam in Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit"

Alyssa Young (Philosophy/Political Science/Law/Accounting, USC fall 2018)
"To Rave About Amy: The Big Outbursts About Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit"

*Students attending the 2018 Dickens Universe conference

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