Alumni and Friends Essay Competition

essay 2015

Dr. Mary Anne Boelcskevy presents the African American Studies Program Alumni and Friends Essay Award to graduate student, Alexandra Gold ’18, Spring 2015.

Each spring, the African American Studies Program announces an Essay Competition for student essays on any subject related to African American Studies. The competition is open to all current Boston University students in any school or department. All applicants must submit a completed Essay Acknowledgement form with their essays, which may be found here. Undergraduate essays should be 10 to 12 pages in length and graduate essays should be 18 to 20 pages in length.

Undergraduate Prize $150
Graduate Prize $250

For questions, contact Dr. Mary Anne Boelcskevy of the Essay Committee at

See article in BU Today about African American Studies Essay Contest.