Helen Stenner Memorial Essay Prize Competition

Deadline January 15, 2020 New award amount - $1,000

The Competition is open to all undergraduate majors and minors and graduate students in the Department of Philosophy at Washington University. The competition among undergraduate students is separate from the competition among graduate students. Two separate prizes may be given.


The essay can be on any subject of philosophical interest. It should be double-spaced in NYT Roman 12-point font, and should not exceed six thousand words in length. Only one entry per student is permitted. Essays that have been previously awarded prizes are not suitable for submission.

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