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Hopwood Program Writing Contests Eligibility Guidelines
Undergraduate and graduate students at the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint campuses are eligible to enter the writing contests managed by The Hopwood Program. Individual contests have different eligibility requirements.
Read the guide below as a starting point to see which contests for which you may be eligible. Use the clickable buttons below to navigate to each individual contest where you can read details about the eligibility criteria.
General requirement: Must be enrolled in at least 6 credits
Undergraduates must be currently enrolled, or have been enrolled in the past two academic years, in a University of Michigan course. Qualifying courses are listed on the Hopwood website under each contest's discription.
All Undergraduate Students: Hopwood Awards
All Undergraduate Students: Other Awards Administered by the Hopwood Program
Freshmen and Sophomores ONLY: Hopwood Awards
Sophomores and Juniors ONLY: Other Awards Administered by The Hopwood Program
General requirement: Must be enrolled in at least 3 credits
There is no requirement for graduate students to have a specific qualifying course.
All Graduate Students: Hopwood Awards
All Graduate Students: Other Awards Administered by The Hopwood Program
Results from the Most Recent Hopwood Awards and Contests
Welcome to the Hopwood Program at the University of Michigan. The Hopwood Program hosts a variety of contests and prizes for students at the University of Michigan. We also host the Hopwood Award Ceremony in April and other in-person and virtual events including Pass the Mic and contest-focused workshops to prepare for submission.
Throughout the following pages you will find explanations of the awards, contests and resources the Hopwood Program has to offer.
If you have any questions, please reach out to Hopwood Program Manager Rebecca Manery at email@example.com.
We strive to support our students and faculty on the front lines of learning and research and to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the Hopwood Awards Program needs your support.
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