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President's Writing Awards

Currently in its 39th year, the President’s Writing Awards contest honors undergraduate writing at Boise State.

Thanks to all who entered this year.  Here are the 2021 winners!

2021 Winners

Honorarium, Art Design

  • Clara Adams

Creative Nonfiction

Critical Analysis


First-Year Writing

Foundations of Ethics and Diversity


Identity, Culture, and Languages


Graphic Designers — Each year the President’s Writing Awards works with a graphic design student to create posters, fliers, and banners to market the awards.

Previous Writing Award Winners

View selected papers, creative works, and biographies from past winners.

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