"Our ability to write well is our ability to think well." ~ Ruth Braun
The Ruth and Ted Braun Awards for Writing Excellence at Saginaw Valley State University have been established to create incentives for outstanding student writing and opportunities for student writers to be recognized and published.
The Braun Awards for Writing Excellence will recognize exemplary writing in the following categories:
In each category, The Braun Awards for Writing Excellence recognize exemplary writing characterized by the following criteria:
Papers/works written since Winter Semester 2015 are eligible for the 2016 award. The deadline for all nominations (with the student work) is March 4, 2016. Awards will be given at the annual Writing Awards Reception, April 12, 2015.
If you are a faculty member, and you would like to submit a student paper for a Braun Award, please visit this page after October 30, 2015, when the submission portal (via competition space) will be open.
Honors theses, Faculty Association Scholarship projects, SRCI proposals and projects, senior design projects, capstone projects, and the like are not eligible for nomination. Previously published work is not eligible.
This award is directed by the University Writing Committee
(Contact any members for further information)
See also The Tyner Prize for Writing Excellence in the Humanities
(Art, Communication, English, Modern Foreign Languages, Music, and Theatr