President’s Writing Award Submissions

Published: January 19, 2018

The President's Writing Award is an annual writing contest which recognizes and honors excellence in student writing at College of Western Idaho (CWI). Writing, a foundational academic skill, celebrated across disciplines underscores its importance and encourages students to approach it from a variety of perspectives.

CWI students are encouraged to participate by submitting their writing into one of the following categories:

  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Fiction
  • Critical Analysis
  • Original Research
  • Literature Based Research
  • First-Year Writing
  • Technical Writing

The contest is open to all manuscripts produced for coursework at CWI. Previously published writing is not eligible for submission. Students may submit to multiple categories, but are limited to one submission per category.

The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. Awards will go to the top three submissions in each category. Winners will be recognized at the Connections Project awards ceremony on April 26.

Visit the President’s Writing Awards page on the CWI website for submission link and contest guidelines.


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