The Stewart Bellman Awards for Excellence in Writing

Submit an Essay for the Stewart Bellman Writing Awards!

2017 Stewart Bellman Awards Information

  • A student may submit up to two total essays, and those must each be to different categories.
  • The three categories again this year are as follow, and the essays must have been submitted for a class from between March 1, 2016 and March 1, 2017:
  1. Composition I and II Essays (of any type for those classes);
  2. Literature (Literary Analysis);
  3. General Academic Writing (any discipline and type of essay).

Uploaded essays must include a title, but all other identifying information (names, courses, running headers) must be removed.

  • Students will make their submissions via the Bellman Awards webpage, easily reached via the BHSU main webpage,, no later than Wednesday March 15, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.
  • Cash rewards and certificates are provided for the winners.
  • Winners will be announced Monday, April 3.  The awards and reception will be from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in the Jacket Legacy Room.

If you have any further questions, please contact me, Professor David Cremean, at

Bellman Awards Submission