The William Beardslee Prize in Religious Literature


The Department of Religion Announces The Annual William A. Beardslee Prize in Religious Literature for 2016

For the best paper about religion written by an undergraduate student in an Emory College course anytime between Spring 2015 and Spring 2016.

First Prize $250.00

Second Prize $100.00

Papers may be revised before being submitted. Honors Theses are not eligible. Submission deadline is Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Please submit your entries (only one per student) to staff in the Religion Dept. office, Callaway Center S214 or electronically to

Important information to go on the paper:

  • Your name
  • Your contact information (phone, email)
  • The instructor, course, and semester for which it was written

Students with further questions may call 404/727-7596 or 404/727-7566.