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Writing Excellence Award 2014

 Writing Excellence Awards 2014

As an undergraduate student currently enrolled at Oakland University, you are invited to submit your writing for the Writing Excellence Awards sponsored by the Department of Writing and Rhetoric. The current competition covers Winter, Summer and Fall 2014.


First Year Writing (WRT 102, WRT 150, WRT 160)

1. Narrative Essay     
2. Analytical Essay (Primary Research)    
3. Research Essay (WRT 160) (Secondary Sources)

Upper-level WRT and Writing Intensive Courses

4. Research Project
5. Creative Nonfiction

All Courses

6. Multimedia

Recommended Submission Periods

  • 2014 Submissions: by January 15, 2015


            First Place:       $100

            Second Place:  $75

            Third Place:       $50

Submission Guidelines

Complete and submit the form below. Remove your name and your instructor’s name from the project and send an electronic copy to In the subject line, type Writing Excellence 2014.  

First Name
Last Name
Address 1
Address 2
Title of submission
(Allowed extensions: *.doc, *.docx, *.gif, *.jpeg, *.jpg, *.pdf, *.png, *.ppt, *.pptx, *.rtf, *.txt)
For online entries such as Youtube videos or web sites, please paste the link:
By submitting this essay, I certify that it is my own original work and was submitted to the above named course during the semester listed. I also agree that my submission may be reproduced, with minor editorial corrections if necessary, to be shared with faculty and other students.