Here are details on two awards (deadline: April 18) available for English majors and minors for work conducted in Professional Writing courses or internships:
- The Armstrong Family Foundation Award for Communication Design recognizes outstanding design in professional writing. The award is presented for work that demonstrates the ability to design information for a specific purpose and audience. It carries a cash prize of $200.
- The Robert Dedman, Jr. Award for Professional Writing recognizes outstanding work in professional writing that demonstrates the author’s ability to create effective texts that explain, instruct, or persuade for a specific audience and purpose. It carries a cash prize of $245.
Eligible submissions for these awards include any work created for a professional writing course or for the workplace (reports, websites, SOPs, posters, research papers, social media campaigns, posters. etc.). Find more information at http://www.undergraduate.english.vt.edu/awards/index.html
The submission deadline for both awards is April 18. Use the related cover sheet for the Armstrong Family Foundation Award for Communication Design and the
Robert Dedman, Jr. Award for Professional Writing with your submission.