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Robert S. P. Yien First-Year Writing Awards

 

You are invited to submit work from your English 080 course to be considered for the Robert S. P. Yien First Year Writing Awards. These awards showcase outstanding work by first year composition students in English 080 and English 111. Papers will be judged by a committee comprised of the First Year Writing Coordinator and selected English Department faculty. Winners will be announced at a campus-wide reception at the beginning of the 2010 Winter semester. Winning papers will be published in an English Department publication, online, and may be awarded the following cash prizes: First Place:  $100.00; Second Place: $75.00; Third Place: $50.00.

Guidelines for submission:         

  • Papers are to be newly created during the 2009 Winter or 2009 Fall 080 course and written in response to an assignment in that course.         
  • Papers should exhibit the qualities endorsed by the English 080 rubric.         
  • Papers must be typed and double-spaced.         
  • Only one entry per student will be accepted.        
  • Some minor editing changes may be required before publication.        
  • An electronic version of your paper and a cover sheet (see below), both saved as rtf. documents, should be submitted to your English 080 instructor by  Wednesday, December 17, at noon.  No late entries will be accepted.         
  • By submitting your entry, you are also granting permission for your essay to appear in and English Department publication and online (if your essay is among the winning entries). No remuneration will be given for the right to publish your essay.        
  • Papers must also include a separate rtf. document as a “cover page” that includes the following: 
    • Title of Essay:
    • Contact Information and Permission:         
    • Name:        
    • Date:        
    • Street Address:         
    • City, State, and Zip Code:         
    • Phone # (w/ Area Code):         
    • SVSU Student ID #:        
    • Email Address:         
    • Instructor Name:        
    • Instructor Email Address:  

 

English 111 First Year Writing Award

You are invited to submit work from your English 111 course to be considered for the Robert S. P. Yien First Year Writing Awards. These awards showcase outstanding work by first year composition students in English 080 and English 111. Papers will be judged by a committee comprised of the First Year Writing Coordinator and selected English Department faculty. Winners will be announced at a campus-wide reception at the beginning of the 2010 Winter semester. Winning papers will be published in an English Department publication, online, and may be awarded the following cash prizes: First Place: $500.00; Second Place: $400.00; Third Place:  $300.00; Fourth Place: $200.00; Fifth Place: $100.00.

Guidelines for Submission:       

  • Papers are to be newly created during the Fall 111 course and written in response to an assignment in that course.·        
  • Papers should stand alone—except in the case of a summary/response entry, in which case a copy of the piece summarized must be included.·        
  • Papers should be engaging and significant within their genre, and should exhibit the qualities endorsed by the English 111 rubric.·        
  • All papers should be typed and double spaced.  Citations, if used, should be formatted in MLA or APA style.·        
  • Only one entry per student will be accepted.·         
  • Some minor editing changes may be required before publication·        
  • An electronic version of your paper and a cover sheet (see below), both saved as rtf. documents, should be submitted to your English 111 instructor by  Wednesday, December 17, at noon.  No late entries will be accepted. ·        
  • By submitting your entry, you are also granting permission for your essay to appear in and English Department publication and online (if your essay is among the winning entries). No remuneration will be given for the right to publish your essay.·        
  • Papers must also include a separate rtf. document as a “cover page” that includes the following: 

Title of Essay:

Type or Genre of Essay:

Contact Information and Permission:         

  •  
    • Name:        
    • Date:        
    • Street Address:         
    • City, State, and Zip Code:         
    • Phone # (w/ Area Code):         
    • SVSU Student ID #:        
    • Email Address:         
    • Instructor Name:        
    • Instructor Email Address:

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