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

Papers in any field of the Middle Eastern Studies submitted for courses in Spring Quarter 2016 through Winter Quarter 2017 are eligible. BA theses are not eligible for the award. 

Submit your paper electronically no later than 4pm on Friday, May 12, 2017 to Thomas Maguire,

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