Research-based projects completed by students in WRTG 3020 Topics in Writing, WRTG 3007 Writing in the Visual Arts, or majors other than Engineering in WRTG 3030 Writing on Science and Society. For personal essays or creative non- fiction, please submit to the CNF Prize. For Engineering majors, please submit to the Mackison Prize.
Personal narrative/memoir, lyric essay, creative argument, literary journalism, and the like -- as well as digital multimodal creative nonfiction (for example, photo essay or digital storytelling video).
Exclusive to College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) majors in WRTG 3030 Writing on Science and Society and WRTG 3035 Technical Communication and Design. Only CEAS majors writing on an engineering-related topic are eligible. Entries must be documents. No videos or other primarily digital forms (e.g. digital storytelling or web pages) are accepted. Awarded each semester (separate form).
Traditional or multi-modal essays written for any PWR class in any genre that pertains to diversity. Submissions may address diversity in the broadest sense, including such topics as social class, gender, sexuality, age, race, ability, mental health, ethnicity, or cultural difference.
We welcome submissions that address diversity in its broadest sense, including such topics as: social class, gender, sexuality, age, race, ability, ethnicity or cultural differences. The award is offered for outstanding traditional or multimodal essays in any genre on topics pertaining to diversity. The multilingual prize is awarded to students writing on a diversity-related topic using or incorporating multiple varieties of English, including students writing English as a Second Language. ESL students are especially encouraged to submit.