CALL FOR ENTRIES: Undergraduate Prize Submissions, Dept. of English (Due 3/11/19)

Fri, Mar 13, 2020, 11:59 pm
Audience: 
Undergraduate Students
Sponsor(s): 
Department of English, Princeton University

The Department of English has Class Day Prizes for Creative Writers! All undergraduate students are welcome to enter poetry, essays and short stories for these awards. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the term. 

To submit a prize entry, click on the prize descriptions below or visit our website.

  • Entries must be submitted in PDF format.
  • Indicate the prize you are applying for, your Name, PUID#, Class Year and Email Address on the first page of your entry.
  • Prize entries are due by 11:59 PM on Monday, March 13, 2020. 
  • Prize amounts vary from $50-$500 and are accompanied by an award letter and a formal certificate from the Dean of the College.
  • Questions should be directed to tarab@princeton.edu
  • https://english.princeton.edu/undergraduate/program/undergraduate-prizes

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Class of 1883 English Prize for Academic Freshmen: Open to all freshman candidates for the AB degree who have done superior academic work in any course in the Department of English: A prize for the best essay on any topic in English or American literature; the essay need not have been written in fulfillment of a course requirement.

One entry allowed per person — https://www.dropbox.com/request/tfzDBmpM9oM1TIQJau2p

Class of 1883 English Prize for Freshmen in the School of Engineering: Open to all freshmen candidates for the BSE degree who have done superior academic work in any course in the Department of English: A prize for the best essay on any topic in English or American literature; the essay need not have been written in fulfillment of a course requirement.
One entry allowed per person — https://www.dropbox.com/request/OXXlineTxYGAuvlSe8FD

Francis Biddle Sophomore Prize: Open to all sophomores:  A prize for the best essay on any topic in English or American literature; the essay need not have been written in fulfillment of a course requirement.
One entry allowed per person — https://www.dropbox.com/request/TdG0XNtEiOyQ7c9d4WLP

Class of 1870 Sophomore Prize: Open to all sophomore candidates for the AB degree: A prize for the best essay in English or American literature.
One entry allowed per person — https://www.dropbox.com/request/z3Aeyc9rHESRQpuNOiiT

Ward Mathis Prize: Open to all undergraduates:  A prize for the best short story.
One entry allowed per person — https://www.dropbox.com/request/9t73214pyXf0GkQ0sWQQ

Poetry Prizes:  Open to all undergraduates. You may submit no more than 3 poems in total. Each of your poems will be considered for all the prizes below.
 — https://www.dropbox.com/request/BmGxB3XuOjKAiAtT6RjU

 

Academy of American Poets Prize: A prize for one or more unpublished poems.

Bain-Swiggett Poetry Prize: A prize for one or more poems “in the best tradition of English verse.”

Morris W. Croll Poetry Prize: A prize for the best poem, with no restrictions on subject or form.

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