Loyola University Chicago

Department of Classical Studies


Classical Studies Essay Contest

Classical Studies Essay Contest

Announcing the 2020 Fr. Matt Creighton, S.J., Undergraduate Essay Contest

First Prize: $200 Second Prize: $100

Essays must be written on a topic or theme in Classical Studies. Essays representing Loyola course work completed in Calendar Year (Spring, Summer, Fall) 2019 or Spring Semester 2020 are eligible to compete.

All essays must be accompanied by a contest entry sheet signed by a faculty member of the Department of Classical Studies (normally the instructor of the class for which you originally wrote the essay). 

Entries will be judged by a panel of Classical Studies instructors. The department reserves the right not to award prizes if the committee does not find the submitted essays prizeworthy.

Deadline for submissions: 12:00 noon, Monday, March 23, 2020.

For further details, including a downloadable entry form, see http://www.luc.edu/classicalstudies/contest.shtml#ugrad