Awards for Undergraduate Students in Folklore

The Margaret Yocom Folklore Prize

2019-

The Margaret Yocom Folklore Prize is awarded annually to the best student papers in folklore at George Mason University. Prizes are awarded at both the undergraduate and graduate level and are distributed at the English Department's annual awards ceremony. The award is named after Professor Emerita Margaret Yocom, who founded Mason's Folklore Studies Program. She retired in 2013 after 36 years of teaching at George Mason.