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Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest

Students interested in the life and works of Jane Austen are encouraged to enter. The Essay Contest is open to students world-wide at college/university and graduate school levels of study. The essay must be in line with the theme of the annual meeting. Entrants do not need to be members of JASNA. Students must be enrolled full-time or part-time in coursework during one or more semesters/quarters of the contest year. First prize is a $1,000 scholarship, 2nd prize a $500 scholarship and 3rd prize a $250 one.


mid May

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: At any level

Graduate: At any level

Award Type:
Essay Contest
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
June 13, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17