CWEP Student Writing Award

The Committee for Written English Proficiency (CWEP), an interdisciplinary group of faculty and administrators who oversee practices and policy related to student writing on campus, recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate excellent writing within their discipline. This spring, CWEP is sponsoring two competitions for excellence in student writing:

  1.  The CWEP Student Writing Award in Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement; and
  2.  The CWEP Student Writing Award in Graduate School.

CWEP Award for Student Writing in GWAR submission guidelines:

Faculty who have taught GWAR in the spring or fall of 2016 are invited to nominate a student for this award. Any type of writing, as long as it was submitted to fulfill course requirements for a GWAR course, will be accepted. There is a limit of 1 submission per faculty member. Entries should not exceed 5,000 words and should be typed, double-spaced, free of spelling and grammatical errors and submitted on 8.5 x 11 paper. Please email the assignment prompt and the student paper to wac@sfsu.edu and click on the following link (ONLINE SUBMISSION LINK) to nominate a student for the award.

Submitting an entry is a two-part process. First fill out the Online Submission Link and second send in your assignment prompt and student writing document attached to an email. Open this link for an email to attach your Assignment Prompt and Student Submission.

CWEP Award in Graduate Student Writing submission guidelines:

Faculty who have taught graduate courses in the spring or fall of 2016 are invited to nominate a graduate student for this award. Any text demonstrating effective story-telling, analysis, exposition, or original research, as long as it was submitted to fulfill requirements for a course in the program, will be accepted. There is a limit of 1 submission per faculty member. Entries should not exceed 5,000 words and should be typed, double-spaced, free of spelling and grammatical errors and submitted on 8.5 x 11 paper (to the online submission link). Please email the assignment prompt and the student paper to wac@sfsu.edu and click on the following link  (ONLINE SUBMISSION LINK) to nominate a student for the award.

Submitting an entry is a two-part process. First fill out the Online Submission Link and second send in your assignment prompt and student writing document attached to an email. Open this link for an email to attach your Assignment Prompt and Graduate Student Submission.

Deadline for submission is Friday, April 14, 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be notified by Friday, April 28th. The student and faculty member will be invited to an award ceremony in May, 2017 and the winner will be presented with a certificate of accomplishment and $200.00

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