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LGBT Studies Essay Prize - Call for Submissions

Friday, March 18, 2022

Virtual Event

Submissions are due by MARCH 18, 2022!

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies program will be accepting submissions for the 2022 Biddy Martin Graduate Prize and 2022 LGBT Studies Undergraduate Prize.

Deadline: Applications are due by MARCH 18, 2022

Submission Guidelines: entrants for either prize must be currently enrolled students at Cornell University. Works submitted for consideration must be your original work produced at any time during your tenure at Cornell. Entrants may submit an essay, artwork, article, thesis chapter, dissertation chapter, etc for consideration.

Email submissions to the LGBT Studies Program Assistant, Aidan Kelly (

Prizes: $300 prize to the winner and $100 prize awarded to honorable mention in each category. 

A faculty committee will conduct a blind review (with submitters’ names and identifying markers removed from entries by the LGBT Program Assistant). Prize winners will be notified in May 2022.

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