"Our ability to write well is our ability to think well." ~ Ruth Braun
The Ruth and Ted Braun Awards for Writing Excellence at Saginaw Valley State University have been established to create incentives for outstanding student writing and opportunities for student writers to be recognized and published.
The Braun Awards for Writing Excellence will recognize exemplary writing in the following categories:
In each category, The Braun Awards for Writing Excellence recognize exemplary writing characterized by the following criteria:
Papers/works written since Jan. 1, 2013, may be submitted at any time for the 2014 Awards. Deadline will be Friday, March 14, 2014. Awards will be given at the annual Writing Awards Reception on an April date to be announced.
Honors theses, Faculty Association Scholarship projects, SRCI proposals and projects, senior design projects, capstone projects, and the like are not eligible for nomination. Previously published work is not eligible.
Online Braun Awards Publications
This award is directed by the University Writing Committee
(Contact any members for further information)
See also The Tyner Prize for Writing Excellence in the Humanities
(Art, Communication, English, Modern Foreign Languages, Music, and Theatr