Department of Rhetoric & Writing
Department of Rhetoric & Writing

Now Accepting Trimble Prize Applications

Wed, March 22, 2017
Now Accepting Trimble Prize Applications
John R. Trimble

The Department of Rhetoric and Writing is now accepting applications for the annual Trimble Prize for Excellence in Writing awarded for undergraduate work in nonfiction, whether argumentative, research, expository, self-expressive, or cross-genre.

A prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the Rhetoric and Writing major who submits the winning paper.

Applications can be downloaded here and are due by 5:00pm by Monday, April 24. Applications may be submitted in person to Parlin Hall, Room 3 or electronically as a PDF attachment in an email to acrain@austin.utexas.edu.

 

John R. Trimble, a Distinguished Teaching Professor of English Emeritus, also taught for many years in the Department of Rhetoric & Writing. Over his 36-year career at UT, he inspired generations of students to achieve excellence in writing. 

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