Submission Guidelines

First-Year Seminar (FYS) Writing Prize

  1. Essays should be typed and double-spaced with numbered pages and an original title. Your name should NOT appear anywhere on the essay itself.
  2. Attach (or include as the first page of your document file) a cover sheet that includes the following information:
    1. your name
    2. your campus address, telephone number, and email address
    3. the essay title
    4. your FYS instructor’s name
  3. Essays may be submitted to the drop-off box on the Reeves Library circulation desk or at the Writing Center on the second floor of Zinzendorf Hall. Electronic submissions (formatted according to the guidelines above) may be emailed to Meg Mikovits at Please send Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) files only.



Writing Center:

FYS Writing Prize


Contact Us:

Location: Second Floor, Zinzendorf Hall

Phone: 610-861-1592