The Dudley Folk Templeton Memorial Prize in Religion
The 2022 Deadline to apply has passed! Please check back on Commencement to view the prize winner.
Awarded for Writing on a Topic in Religion
Established by John M. Templeton in honor of his wife, Judith Dudley Folk Templeton, Class of 1934, the Templeton Prize is awarded to a current Wellesley senior for accomplished writing on a topic in Religion.
Am I eligible?
- Only current seniors are eligible to apply.
How do I apply?
- Students may submit a piece of writing on a religion topic from any genre–including essays, fiction, poems, editorials, and creative non-fiction–all are welcome. The maximum length allowed for any piece is 25 pages.
- Submissions are accepted from any point during the student's Wellesley career, as long as the student is a current senior.
- Only one submission will be accepted per student.
- Submit a pdf copy of your writing to Margaret Kennedy at email@example.com with "Templeton Prize Submission 2022" in the subject heading.
- Submissions will be read by faculty as anonymously, and personal information about the submitters will not be available until after winners are selected.
When is the deadline?
- Applications for Spring 2022 are due by April 20, 2022 at 11:59pm EST (Boston time).
What is the value of the award?
- The winner will recieve a $500 Prize and their name will be announced in the Commencement program.