Spring 2020 WSR Essay Contest

Submission Guidelines

What is beauty?  In a 1000-word persuasive essay, discuss the nature of beauty in the 21st century.

Eligibility:  All active Hofstra undergraduates are encouraged to submit an essay.

How to Send Us Your Work: Send us your submissions via email to: WSRwritingcontest@Hofstra.edu.  Please include your name, 700#, class standing, and major.

Formatting Your Manuscript: All essays should be 1,000 words and documented.  You must use MLA style.  Please copy and paste your document directly into your email; do not send your essay as an attachment.  Each essay will then be uploaded to a Blackboard site via Turnitin.

Technical Difficulties: If you encounter technical difficulties, please call the help desk at 3-7777.

Timing: The contest begins on Monday, December 2, 2019 and ends on Monday, March 2, 2020 at midnight.

Prizes: Winners will be announced in May 2020.  Details to follow.

            First Prize:  $500

            Second Prize:  $250

            Third Prize:  $100

Questions?  Eileen.Greco@Hofstra.edu

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