"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 2016 are eligible for the 2017 award. The deadline for all nominations (with the student work) is March 17, 2017. Awards will be given at the annual Writing Awards Reception in April 2017.
2017 Braun Award Flyer (672kB)
All submissions require the student paper and faculty nomination letter for consideration. For more information about this award and/or to submit student work, please visit http://svsu.infoready4.com/CompetitionSpace/.
Note: 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.
*For awards in the English Department, please see the Tyner Award.