Isabelle de Courtivron Prize

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About the prize

The Isabelle de Courtivron Writing Prize is awarded annually to recognize high-quality undergraduate writing (creative or expository) on topics related to immigrant, diaspora, bicultural, bilingual, and/or mixed-race experiences. The prize was established to honor distinguished Professor Emerita Isabelle de Courtivron on the occasion of her retirement in 2010.

The Isabelle de Courtivron Prize is open to all MIT undergraduate students and is awarded on an annual basis. Entries are judged by a panel of faculty, lecturers, and/or professional writers. The winner First Prize will receive an award of $400. Second Prize winners will receive an award of $100. First and Second Prize winning submissions, along with thouse receiving Honorable Mention, will be featured on the Global Languages website.

The submission deadline for 2020 is Tuesday, March 3.

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For more information, please contact: languages-awards@mit.edu

How to submit your entry

Previous Prize winners