Isabelle de Courtivron Prize


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.

How to apply

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 will receive a prize of $400 and the winning submission will be featured on the GSL website. Please read the Rules below before applying.


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