Submission Guidelines - Writing Awards

Submission Guidelines:

Essays and Theses should each have two cover pages.  Document should be sent in Word format.

First Cover Page must include:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Major(s)/Minor(s)
  • Title of essay/thesis
  • Affiliated course/department
  • Semester course was taken
  • Instructor/thesis advisor name

Second Cover Page must include:

  • TITLE of the essay/thesis
  • PARAMETERS of the assignment

Cover Pages UG

Please DO NOT include your name anywhere else on the document.

Essay/thesis must be submitted in English.   An essay or thesis written in another language must be translated into English prior to submission.

Submissions for thesis prize competition and essay prize competition should be sent electronically to: on or by NOON on Second Friday in April. If Friday is a holiday, then submissions will be due on Thursday.