Freshman Writing Award Submissions Due Before March 5

Freshman Writing AwardSubmissions are being accepted for the annual Freshman Writing Award competition. This competition is designed to encourage and recognize excellence in student writing and to help foster a culture of writing at Webster University.  There is a first place award of a $125 grant.

If you are a freshman, please consider submitting essays written during the Fall 2020 semester for the 2021 Freshman Writing Award. Submissions must be sent to Kristin Cobos, writing and online writing center coordinator, by 5 p.m. Friday, March 5, 2021. Email submissions or questions to or call 314-246-8685.

Submissions Guidelines:

  • Must have been written for a class during the Fall 2020 semester
  • May be in any genre
  • Must be a minimum of 500 words long
  • Must be written in English

Submission deadline: Friday, March 5, 2021, at 5 p.m. 

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