University of Notre Dame


Snite Museum of Art Essay Competition

November 20 12:00 - 11:59PM
EVENT TYPE: Get Cultured, Have a Little Fun, Work Your Intellect LOCATION:

Faculty Host: Snite Museum of Art, First Year of Studies, University Writing Program

Each academic year, the Snite Museum of Art, in conjunction with the University Writing Program and the First Year of Studies, celebrates the best essay by a first-year student on a topic related to a work of art in the museum’s collection.

First, second, and third place winners receive $150, $125, and $100 cash awards, respectively, and have their essays published in Fresh Writing, Volume 16.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 4, 2016.

Download the essay guidelines.

Read the 2014–2015 winning essays: