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The Isabelle de Courtivron Prize seeks student writing submissions on immigrant, diaspora, bicultural, bilingual, and/or mixed-race experiences
Open to all MIT undergraduate students. Entries will be judged by a panel of faculty and professional writers. The winner will be announced on April 1, 2017.
* The winner will receive a $400 award
* The winning submission will be featured on the CB/BS website (web.mit.edu/cbbs/).
Apply by February 17, 2017
About the prize
The Isabelle de Courtivron Prize was established by MIT’s Center for Bilingual / Bicultural Studies to reward high-quality undergraduate writing (creative or expository) and to honor distinguished Professor Emerita Isabelle de Courtivron. De Courtivron, a professor in MIT Foreign Languages and Literatures, was one of the founders of the CB/BS. The Prize was established on the occasion of her retirement in 2010 and is awarded on an annual basis.