The Betty G. Headley Senior Essay Award


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The Betty G. Headley Senior Essay Award was established in memory of St. Jerome’s University graduate Sara Elizabeth “Sally” Headley's (BA ‘04 - English Language and Literature) mother. The annual award honours essays written by upper year undergraduate students, which are distinguished by their eloquence, originality, and persuasive power. The financial awards are $1,500 for a course-related essay, and $500 for a personal essay.
Please use the links below to learn about the eligibility, submission guidelines and to access the entry form for the Betty G. Headley Award.
Students may submit a maximum of one essay in each category for consideration per award year.
Please note that due to the pandemic the submission deadline has been extended to June 1, 2020. All submissions will be accepted by email only.