Step-by-Step Guide on How to Submit Materials for the Manning Prize 2024

Step-by-Step Guide on How to Submit Materials for the Manning Prize 2024

Nominators 

Click on the Submit Nomination Link on the Manning Prize webpage and follow the instructions to nominate your departmental nominee. 

Important Note: Only one person can nominate the one departmental nominee. 

Letter Writers 

Use the following naming conventions for your letter:

  1. Department Chairs: Last Name Nominee_Department Chair Letter_Last Name Letter Writer 

  1. Colleagues: Last Name Nominee_Colleague Letter_Last Name Letter Writer 

  1. Students: Last Name Nominee_Student Letter_Last Name Letter Writer 

  1. Click on the Submit Letters of Support Link on the Manning Prize webpage and follow the instructions there to upload your letter. 

Important Note: If you are designated to submit multiple letters for the nominee, please follow the above and submit 1 pdf/word file for each letter.  Do not combine multiple letters into one file! 

Nominees 

  1. Gather all your application materials and have them ready before you start the submission process.  

  1. If you would like to share a URL link to an external source as part of your supplementary materials, create a pdf/word file in which you briefly describe the content of that source and include the URL link. Make sure that the link is publicly accessible and clickable. Only include one external source link per supplemental material.  

  1. Use the following naming conventions for your materials: 

    1. Last Name, First Name_Cover Letter 
    2. Last Name, First Name_Teaching Statement 

    3. Last Name, First Name_Syllabus 

    4. Last Name, First Name_CV

    5. Last Name, First Name_Supplement1 

    6. Last Name, First Name_Supplement2 

    7. Last Name, First Name_Supplement3 

    • Important Note: You need to create a separate pdf or word file for each document.  Do not combine multiple materials into one file! 

  2. Click on the Submit Your Application Package Link on the Manning Prize webpage and follow the instructions there to upload all application materials at once. 

If you designate someone in your department to submit application materials for you, have them follow these instructions. They must create and submit separate pdf or word files for each document.  

If you are designated to submit the application package on behalf of the nominee, please follow the above and submit 1 pdf/word file for each document.  Do not combine multiple document into one file! 

For questions please contact manningprize@umass.edu