Dr. Robert DeGise Professional Writing Award
Dr. DeGise, a long-time member of the professional writing faculty, established the endowment in 1996 as a memorial tribute to the brave Americans who served in the battle of Iwo Jima in February of 1945. This award is presented annually to the best professional/business writing proposal submitted during the academic year. The award comes with a $1000 cash prize. Submissions due by 5 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2024. Submit Here.
The Kevin Stein Academy of American Poets Prize
The Kevin Stein Academy of American Poets Prize recognizes the best single poem written by a Bradley University student. Administered by the Academy of American Poets in New York at nearly two hundred colleges and universities, the prize has been awarded to some of our country’s finest poets during their collegiate years. This award comes with a cash prize. Submissions due by 5 p.m., Monday, March 4, 2024. Submit Here.
The Chester Sipple Poetry Award
The award acknowledges student achievement in creating a larger body of poetry. Students submit five original poems for consideration. This award comes with a cash prize. Submissions due by 5 p.m., Monday, March 4, 2024. Submit Here.
Edgar L. Chapman Critical Essay Award
Student essays written for undergraduate literature courses are nominated by faculty. The award comes with a $1,000 cash prize.