The L. Bolton Ethics Award

Supported by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, the Bolton Prize honors ethical integrity in undergraduate achievement in the arts of poetry, essay, nonfiction, public service, and the visual arts. The winning essay must illuminate, in some critical dimension, the importance of ethics in academic discourse and scholarships. Submissions may consider: one’s ethical obligation towards the Other (with whom we inhabit the world); the other as Alter-Species (with whom we inhabit the planet); and the other as Land. 15 pages maximum. This prize is offered in the spring of even-numbered years.

Award
$250
Scopes
Department of English
Deadline
02/25/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Upload your essay on the importance of ethics in academic discourse and scholarships.

    Submissions may consider: one’s ethical obligation towards the Other (with whom we inhabit the world); the other as Alter-Species (with whom we inhabit the planet); and the other as Land. 15 pages maximum. Your essay may have been written for any class. It should represent your best work.