Yaro Skalnik Prize for Best Student Essay in REEES

REEEC invites submissions for the Yaro Skalnik Prize for the best undergraduate and graduate essays in Russian, East European, or Eurasian Studies at Illinois. Essays from all disciplines are eligible so long as they concern a relevant region. Each winner will receive a certificate and a cash prize.

Graduate Student Award: $250
Undergraduate Student Award: $150

Submission Deadline: 15 March 2019, 5 PM

Submission Guidelines

  • Written during the spring, summer, or fall semesters of 2018.
  • Length: minimum of 10 pages for undergraduates; 15 pages for graduates.
  • Cover page with: name, UIN, degree program and major, course, and instructor.
  • Papers can be nominated by a faculty member or submitted directly by a student.
  • Dissertation and thesis chapters are not eligible.

Submit to: reeec_resources@mx.uillinois.edu

REEEC will only accept emailed submissions.