Call for Submissions: Yaro Skalnik 2019 Best Essay Prize, Deadline 15 March 2019


REEEC invites submissions for the Yaro Skalnik Prize for the best undergraduate and graduate essays in Russian, East European, or Eurasian studies at Illinois. The essay can be in any discipline as long as it deals with a relevant region. Each winner will receive a certificate and a cash prize (graduate student award $250; undergraduate award $150).

Submission Guidelines
• Written during the spring, summer, or fall semesters of 2018.
• Length: minimum of 10 pages for undergraduates; 15 pages for
• Cover page with: name, UIN, degree program and major, course, and
• Papers can be nominated by a faculty member or submitted directly by
a student.
• Dissertation and thesis chapters are not eligible.

Submit by email to

Submission Deadline: 15 March 2019

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