Templeton Prize

The Dudley Folk Templeton Memorial Prize in Religion

AWARDED FOR WRITING ON A RELIGIOUS TOPIC

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 Religion. All genres of writing on religion subjects–including essays, fiction, poems, editorials, and creative non-fiction–are welcome. The winner of the $500 Prize will be announced at Commencement!

Instructions: One submission only which can be written any time during the student's Wellesley career.

The 2019 deadline for submission is April 12th at 4:00pm. Please send your writing as a pdf to Wendy Forrester at wforrest@wellesley.edu.

 

Former prize recipients include:

2018 - Gloria Samen

2017 - Austen Aquino 

2016 - Cecilia Nowell

2015 - Emma van den Terrell

2014 - Julie Censullo

2013 - Rebecca McClain

2012 - Sara Putterman

1996 - Amy Yee

1984 - Sara Gottesman

1983 - Dorothy Harbeck