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Essay Contest

The Writing Center Essay Contest for 2018 is now closed! The 2019 Essay Contest will start accepting submission later this semester!

The Writing Center Essay Contest is blind peer-reviewed by external judges--faculty from across campus who teach writing intensive courses in each category.

Submit one essay in up to two categories*:
Category 1: Freshman courses--ENG 1300, ENG 1310, & 1000-level courses aside from ENG 1320
Category 2: Sophomore courses--ENG 1320 or 2000-level courses
Category 3**: Upper division courses--3000- to 4000-level courses
Category 4**: Graduate courses--5000- to 7000-level courses

*You may only win one award.
**You may not submit a thesis.

Browse past Essay Contest winners here