Writing Awards


Writing Award Ceremony

THURSDAY, MARCH 18TH, 3:00 - 4:30PM

Watch the 2021 Winners be announced and celebrate with us!

The event will be live broadcasted here - check out our stream below!



The Writing Awards give you the opportunity to celebrate your prose

We write for many reasons. We write for the pleasure of clarifying our thoughts and thinking through our ideas. We also write to share and convey. We text friends, we email family, and we publish discoveries that inform a community of scholars. And, yes, we also write to complete assignments. In every case, we create a permanency that lets others understand our insights and revelations, regardless of whether those expressions speak to the mundane or revolutionary. 

FGCU Writing Awards Submissions

Participating is a great way to build your resume or C.V. Long-term success requires evidence, and winning a writing award will confirm your written communication skills. 

Deadline: January 29th, 2021




Rules & Guidelines

  • All current FGCU undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.

  • Unless otherwise noted, submissions need not have been produced in an FGCU class.
  • Late submissions will not be considered.
  • All winners will be archived in DigitalFGCU after revisions if necessary.

  • Writing Awards Celebration will be held on Thursday, March 18th, 2021.

writing awards program




Previous Winners

  • Business

  • Natural Sciences & Mathematics

  • Education

  • Social Sciences

  • Humanities

  • Sustainability

  • Fiction

  • Creative Non-Fiction

  • Poetry

  • Step Ahead/Most Improved

  • Service Learning

  • Engineering

  • Qualitative Research

  • Composition

  • Literary/Art Analysis


Excerpts from Previous Winners


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