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Kelly Essay Prize, Kelly-Douglas Traveling Fellowship accepting applications

The annual Kelly Essay Prize and Kelly-Douglas Traveling Fellowships are accepting applications until noon on Tuesday, April 16.

All forms of non-fiction prose are now eligible for the $800 Kelly Essay Prize. MIT undergraduates may submit a 12- to 20-page essay in any of the following genres: research paper, personal essay, memoir, cultural commentary, creative non-fiction, travel writing, field report or science journalism.

Sophomores and juniors can also apply for a Kelly-Douglas Traveling Fellowship to pursue an independent project in a humanities, arts and social sciences field during summer 2013.

Complete rules and application requirements for each of the prizes can be found on the Kelly Douglas Fund information page. Inquiries regarding requirements may be made to Associate Professor Noel Jackson, director of the Kelly-Douglas Fund, at

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