31st Annual Women, Gender, & Sexuality Annual Essay Contest

Friday, March 29, 2019

Women, Gender & Sexuality Department 31st Annual Essay Contests

ELIZABETH CADY STANTON AWARD

for the best undergraduate essay focused on women, gender, and/or sexuality written during the 2018-2019 academic year.

 

ZORA NEALE HURSTON AWARD

for the best graduate essay focused on women, gender, and/or sexuality

written during the 2018-2019 academic year.

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Friday, MAY 3, 2019 @ Noon

 

Both awards carry a cash prize.

 

Students may submit their own work or a faculty member may submit outstanding papers. A student need not be a Women, Gender & Sexuality major or minor to be eligible.

• There is a minimum page requirement of 20 pages.

• Please limit submissions to a full length senior seminar paper or ONE chapter from a senior thesis or dissertation.

• Essays must have been written between spring 2018 and spring 2019.

• Authors are limited to a single submission.

 

Please submit the paper electronically to wgsuva@virginia.edu and include the essay contest cover sheet (located on our website: http://wgs.virginia.edu/essay_awards).