BSE is now accepting submissions for Spring 2018! 

Our Spring 2018 Deadline is 11:59pm February 1st.

All submissions to BSE (except cover art submissions only) require a faculty nomination. Nomination forms and details about the nomination process can be found at www.beststudentessays.org or by emailing us at bse@unm.edu. Forms must be emailed by the instructor to bse@unm.edu by our deadline. It is the student's responsibility to make sure all of his/her documents are submitted on time. *Limit 2 submissions per category*

Please make sure your name is not included on any part of the submission itself.

Please email bse@unm.edu with any and all questions or concerns.

 Best Student Essays welcomes all genres of nonfiction! This includes academic essays, research, criticism, memoirs, personal essays, foreign language submissions (with English translation), and more. Students may submit nonfiction from current and past classes as well as their personal writing or work written at institutions other than UNM. 

Please make sure your name is not on any part of the document itself—only on the submission form. 

*Submissions for documents require a faculty nomination. 

Our Spring 2019 Deadline is 11:59pm, February 1.

Best Student Essays welcomes photo essays! 

Please make sure your name is not on any part of the submission itself—only the submission form.

*Photo essays require a faculty nomination. 

Our Spring 2019 Deadline is 11:59pm, February 1.

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