Submission Guidelines

Deadline Information

The Richard Publow Memorial Awards in Writing offer awards for the best essays written during each school year. Therefore, three deadlines exist, one for each semester during which a student may submit an essay:

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Spring: May 15
  • Summer sessions: August 9
  • Fall: December 13

Submission Guidelines

The essay must be submitted for consideration for the Richard Publow Memorial Award in Writing by the relevant deadline above.The essay must be written for one of the following IVCC courses: Basic Composition II (ENG 0900, including the lab courses 0910, 0911, and 0912), English Composition I (ENG 1001), and English Composition II (ENG 1002). The essay must be in response to an assignment given by the instructor of the course. Students may submit no more than one essay per course for consideration for the awards.

The essay must be written and submitted to the course’s instructor during one of the following semesters: Spring 2019, Summer 2019, or Fall 2019.

Essays not meeting one or more of the submission guidelines or submitted past the appropriate deadline will not be considered for the award.

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Students can use this submission guidelines checklist to verify they have met each of the submission guidelines.