undergraduate section

Writing Awards

The Ossip Award and the Composition Program Writing Contest

  • Undergraduates enrolled in any course offered by the Composition Program are eligible to enter its annual Writing Contest. Submission guidelines and prize-winning essays are available online, along with commentary from the judges.

The Koloc Award

  • Any student whose progress in Workshop in Composition or¬†Workshop in Composition: ESL has been outstanding may be nominated by his or her teacher for the Koloc Award, named in honor of long-time Director of Advising, Fred Koloc.¬†Established in 2000, the Koloc Award provides a student achievement award in the form of a gift certificate for The University Store. Teacher nominations should be submitted with student portfolios following the End-of-Term-Review.