Essay Contest

The First Chapter Essay Contest committee invites you to submit a thoughtful and considered response to the ideas and arguments presented in this year’s book.

NOVEMBER: Contest launch

DECEMBER: Deadline for Essays

MLK Jr. Day of Service: Winners announced

FEBRUARY: Contest winners present their work at the spring University Writing and Research Symposium, followed by a respondent.

Specifics of contest deadlines and prompts will be published this fall.