George S. Diamond Prizes

Each year since the Spring of 1999, the Writing Center has sponsored upper division prizes for writing by Moravian College students. These cash prizes are awarded for the Best Personal Essay, Best Academic Essay, Best Poem, and Best Short Story. Judges for the prizes have been area poets, Moravian College alumni working in the fields of writing and editing, and College faculty and deans.

Four cash prizes for

  • THE BEST ACADEMIC ESSAY
  • THE BEST PERSONAL ESSAY
  • THE BEST SHORT STORY
  • THE BEST POEM

See submission guidelines for more information.

View past George S. Diamond Prize winners


First-Year Seminar (FYS) Prizes

First-Year Seminar (FYS) Prizes are also awarded each year for essays written for LinC 101 classes.

 

Prizes:

George S. Diamond Prizes
Beck Shakespeare Prize

English Prize
The Erskine Prize
Zinzendorf Prize
Beck Oratorial Prizes