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Outstanding Literary Arts Journal Award

Literary Arts Journals coordinated and supervised by Sigma Tau Delta chapters (even if they receive funding from other sources) are eligible to receive up to $500 for the Sigma Tau Delta Outstanding Literary Arts Journal Award. Journals are accepted in both print and digital format.


  1. The journal was produced during the previous (2021-2022) academic year.
  2. The journal was produced with involvement of Sigma Tau Delta chapter members in a variety of ways (submission, collection, selection, editing, and construction of the journal.)
  3. The journal follows the publication guidelines of the chapter’s college or university.
  4. The journal contains a statement that clearly describes the involvement of the chapter in the production of the journal.
  5. First place recipients cannot apply the following year.

Application requirements

  • Complete the online application where you will be asked to upload a PDF of your journal.
  • If the journal is a print edition, please mail two printed copies of the journal to
    Sigma Tau Delta
    Department of English
    Northern Illinois University
    DeKalb, IL 60115

Applications due: November 7, 2021

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