The English Department awards three prizes for best essays each spring. Deadlines are in March/April each year.
- The Charles A. Peters Prize: awarded for the best essay on English literature written between 1558 and 1667
- The Sanderson Prize: awarded for the best essay on any subject
- The Steinbugler Prize: awarded for the best essay on any subject by a woman English major
How to apply
- Make sure the essay(s) you are submitting were written during the current or previous two semesters.
- Remove your name from any pages on the essay(s) you submit and replace it with your Spire number.
- Apply and upload your essay via Academic Works online by Monday, March 15, 2021.
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