Center for Middle Eastern Studies Undergraduate Essay Prize

Awards the best BA thesis or term/course paper in any field of Middle Eastern studies

The CMES (Center for Middle Eastern Studies) hosts two competitions each academic year: Best BA thesis and best term/course paper.

Papers in any field of Middle Eastern studies submitted for courses in Spring Quarter 2017 through Winter Quarter 2018 are eligible. Theses can also be in any field, but the topic must be related to the Middle East.

The winner of the Undergraduate Essay Prize will receive a token of recognition along with $300.

Deadline Information

Deadline: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Eligibility Requirements

The essay prize competition is open to all students currently registered in the College.

Application Process

Submit your paper electronically no later than 4 pm on Friday, May 11th, 2018 to Thomas Maguire: tmaguire@uchicago.edu.