The Isabelle de Courtivron Prize is an award for student writing on topics related to immigrant, diaspora, bicultural, bilingual, and/or mixed-race experiences. This writing prize has been established by MIT's Center for Bilingual/Bicultural Studies in order to honor distinguished Professor Emerita Isabelle de Courtivron, one of the original founders of the CB/BS, and to reward high quality undergraduate writing (creative or expository). The Prize was established on the occasion of Professor de Courtivron’s retirement in 2010.
The Isabelle de Courtivron Prize is open to all MIT undergraduate students and is awarded on an annual basis. Entries are judged by a panel of faculty and/or professional writers. The winner will receive a prize of $400 and the winning submission will be featured on the CB/BS website.
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