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2022 President’s Writing Awards – submit by March 31

Deadline for submissions is 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2022.

We are pleased to announce the 2022 President’s Writing Awards! All majors welcome! Open to undergraduate coursework completed from Spring 2021 to Spring 2022. Students may submit papers in the categories of critical analysis, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, research, civic and ethical foundations, first-year writing, and identity, culture and languages. First place winners in each category receive $200. Second place winners in each category receive $100.

PWA winners will be honored at an awards ceremony, and have their work featured on the President’s Writing Awards page of the Office of the President’s website. Direct all inquiries to