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) essay prize competition is open to all students currently registered in the College. There are two competitions: Best BA thesis and best term/course paper.

Papers in any field of Middle Eastern studies submitted for courses in Spring Quarter 2015 through Winter Quarter 2016 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: Friday, April 29, 2016

Application Process

Submit your paper electronically no later than 4 pm on Friday, April 29th, 2016 to Thomas Maguire: tmaguire@uchicago.edu.