Undergraduate Student Essay Award

Session Chairs or Respondents are invited to nominate an outstanding undergraduate participant from the SAMLA 89 Undergraduate Research Forum for the Undergraduate Student Essay Award. The Undergraduate Student Essay Award includes a $125 honorarium, publication in SAMLA News, and complimentary conference registration for SAMLA 90 in Birmingham (Nov. 2-4, 2018).

Each nominator may only nominate a single student. Upon receipt of the nomination form, SAMLA staff will notify nominees and request a copy of their paper. 

Click here to nominate an undergraduate participant. SAMLA will notify nominees and request an edited copy of their paper. The nomination deadline is May 1st.

Please contact Dan Abitz at [email protected] or 404.413.5816 with any questions.


2017 Undergraduate Essay Award Winner
Olivia Taylor, Palm Beach Atlantic University

“Virginia Woolf and the Quest for a Woman Writer’s Utopia”