Program Overview: the Graduate Student Association offers the Outstanding Creative Writer award to one exceptional graduate student. The scholarship is for $500, disbursed in two equal payments in Fall 2013 and Spring 2014.
Eligibility: Applicants for this award must be registered, full-time graduate students (9 credits or 6 credits with an assistantship) in good academic standing at the time of application. Members of the GSA Executive Council and Awards Committee, and persons involved with the judging process of any GSA awards, are ineligible to apply.
Application Instructions: Please submit one copy of your application packet to the GSA Office (JCSU 302, Mail Stop 0057) by 5 pm on Friday, March 8, 2013. Applications must be submitted to the GSA Office in hard copy. Emails or electronic submissions will not be accepted.Your application packet must include the following:
Important Information: The GSA Awards Program is a highly competitive process. Applications are judged by UNR faculty members and administrators. The decisions of the judges are final. Applicants will be notified whether they have won an award by Wednesday, April 10, 2013. All applicants are invited to attend the GSA Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 11. Winners are expected to attend.
Contact Information: Questions may be directed to the Graduate Student Association offices (784.4629, firstname.lastname@example.org). Completed application packets, including all supporting documentation, should be delivered to the GSA Offices, on the third floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union.
Judging Criteria: A panel of faculty judges will evaluate the submissions and choose a winner based on originality, form, movement, voice, style, mechanics, and overall effect, and their decision is final