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2022 Stuart Bellman Awards Submissions Due Monday, April 4 by 5:00 p.m.

  • A student may submit up to three total essays and those must each be to different categories.
  • The essays must have been submitted for a class from between March 1, 2021, and March 1, 2022.
  • The three categories again this year are:
  1. Composition I and II Essays (of any type for those classes)
  2. Literature (Literary Analysis)
  3. General Academic Writing (any discipline and type of essay)

Uploaded essays must include a title, but all other identifying information (names, courses, running headers) must be removed.

  • Students will make their submissions via the Bellman Awards website, easily reached via the BHSU main webpage, no later than Monday, April 11, 2022, by 5:00 p.m. (MST)
  • Cash rewards and certificates are provided for the winners.
  • Winners will be announced the week of April 11, via the campus online newsletter.
  • The awards and reception will be from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, in the Black Box Theatre at Woodburn Hall.

If you have any questions, please contact Professor David Cremean at

Bellman Award Form

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Martin Fashbaugh
Phone: 605-642-6726

Black Hills State University
1200 University St.
Spearfish, SD, USA 57799