The Society for French Studies is pleased to announce that this year’s R. Gapper Undergraduate Essay Prize competition is now open. The deadline for entries is 30 June 2017.

The prize will be awarded by the Society for French Studies for an essay in English or French, of between 2000 and 5000 words, on any subject within the scope of French studies.

The award will be for outstanding academic merit at undergraduate level, and the judges will be a subcommittee of the Trustees of the Society for French Studies.

The award includes:

  • a cash prize of £250
  • expenses-paid travel to the next annual conference of the Society for French Studies
  • mention in the French Studies Bulletin and on the Society for French Studies website

Full details are available on the prizes page.