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Howard Z. Fitzgerald Undergraduate Essay Contest

The Philosophy Department announces a Call for Papers for the Howard Z. Fitzgerald Undergraduate Essay Contest.

Students are invited to submit a paper on a philosophical topic of their choosing. To enter, please submit one copy of your paper to Dr. Sarah Star (either in person or in her mailbox) by noon on Monday, April 25, 2011.

Papers must be typed, at least six double-spaced pages in length, and written in standard font with standard margins. Please prepare your paper for blind review by removing all identifying remarks (including your name). Please include a detachable cover sheet with your name, e-mail address, and the paper’s title.

  • First prize: $500
  • Second prize: $300
  • Third prize: $200

Read the detailed essay contest rules.

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