Tessier Writing Contest

The 2019 Tessier Women’s and Gender Studies Writing Contest is accepting entries until March 8, 2019.

This year’s theme is:
“Imagining a YSU’s Women’s Center”
Youngstown State University currently lacks a Women’s Center. Why does it need one? What should it look like and what sort of programming should it do? Who do you think will use the center and why? How do you suggest funding such an endeavor?

  • 1st Place $100, 2nd Place $50, 3rd Place $25
  • Essay entries should be between 1000-4000 words

Entries should be submitted to wstudies@ysu.edu by March 8, 2019.

This contest is restricted to undergraduate students at YSU. Finalists will be selected by a subcommittee from the affiliated faculty of Women’s and Gender Studies.

Contest winners will be announced by March 22, 2019. All entrants will be contacted about the results.