Deadline March 6, 2019

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 10, 2019.

* The winner will receive a $400 award
* The winning submission will be featured on the GSL website

Submission requirements

Apply by March 6, 2019


About the prize

The Isabelle de Courtivron Prize was established 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 (now Global Studies and Languages). The Prize was established on the occasion of her retirement in 2010 and is awarded on an annual basis.