Third Annual Peter Awn Undergraduate Paper Prize

The Departments of Religion at Columbia and Barnard are now welcoming submissions for the third annual Peter Awn Undergraduate Paper Prize. This prize of $500 will be given to the best paper written by an undergraduate for any course or seminar in Religion in the year prior.

This prize honors our colleague Peter Awn’s inspired teaching and his dedication to promoting and celebrating creative inquiry.

Submissions will be accepted until Tuesday, March 22 at 5 p.m. The Prize will be announced in mid-April.

Submissions must be

  • between 10-25 pages in length (excluding cover page and bibliography/references), or a creative project of similar effort.
  • written for a Spring 2021 or Fall 2021 course in Religion (Columbia and Barnard courses included)
  • authored by an undergraduate currently enrolled in any college (GS, Columbia, Barnard, SEAS)

More information and details about how to submit can be found on the Department website at this link

February 10, 2022