How to Submit

Step 1: Check if you are eligible.

  • Class of 2018, 2019 or 2020?
  • Have a piece of individual coursework that received an A grade or equivalent?

If you answered yes to both questions then Congratulations!
You are eligible to submit to The Undergraduate Awards 2018/19 Programme.

If you are unsure about your eligibility, find out if you can submit.

If you are unsure if your work is right for the competition, find out what you can submit.

Step 2: Choose your Category

The Undergraduate Awards has 25 different categories that entrants can submit to, each with their own submission criteria.

Before you submit, make sure to choose your category carefully, noting the maximum word count. You can submit to several different categories, but you can only submit each individual paper or project to one.

 Step 3: Prepare Your Work

There are just several small tasks you need to do to ensure your work makes it through our screening process and gets seen by the judges.

a. Write Your Abstract

Abstracts should be between 100-300 words long and give a brief overview of your work. For advice on writing an abstract, click here.


b.  Anonymise your work

All work must be anonymised. To avoid disqualification, search your work for:

Your Name/Student Number, Your Institution’s Name, Your Lecturer’s Name, Your Module or Course Name
Your Course/Module Code etc.

Then delete this information or replace it with an X. Click here to check if your work has been properly anonymised.

c. Ensure your work meets the word count requirements

Minimum word count for all categories except Visual Arts and Architecture & Design is 2,500. Maximum word count differs by category with a 10% leeway on the upper and lower limit.

To ensure that your work meets the word count, click here.





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