Graduate Humanities Essay Contest

The Western Michigan University Center for the Humanities and the Graduate Student Association invite submissions to the WMU Graduate Humanities Essay Contest - Essay Submission Deadline: March 6, 2021.


The contest invites essays from all graduate students at WMU. 

Call for Papers


The essay contest  is open to currently enrolled graduate students at WMU.


Proposal deadline: March 6, 2021

The faculty serving as respondents will select two outstanding submissions to be awarded a cash prize and publication in the Hilltop Review. The first place prize will be $1000 and the second place prize will be $600 (in the form of financial aid). The prize-winning papers may be published in the Hilltop Review.

*Some WMU graduate students may not be eligible to receive monetary awards.

Contestants will be contacted by email to confirm receipt of the essay.

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