Student Awards

The Lawrence Berman Prize

Established in memory of former professor in the Stanford Religious Studies department Lawrence Berman (1929-1988), this is awarded for the best essay written by an undergraduate student in a Religious Studies class:

The Howard M. Garfield Award

The Howard M. Garfield Award is granted to the graduating student in Religious Studies who, through scholarship and/or service, illuminates and exemplifies those humane ethical values common to the world’s diverse religious traditions:

  • 21-22 Hannah Kunzman
  • 2019-20 Asher Faris
  • 2018-19 Matthew Parent
  • 2017-18 Tristan Navarro
  • 2014-15 Mauricio Antunano
  • 2013-14 Zoe Wolford; James Daniel (Jimmy) Fowkes – posthumous award
  • 2012-13 Johanna (Hanni) Hanson