The contest is open to matriculating Yale University students. It carries a cash award of $300.
As it is a journalism award, the article must have been published by a newspaper, magazine, or news website. Additionally, it should treat the subject with originality, be well-written, and help the audience gain greater knowledge and understanding of international issues.
Articles must have appeared in a Yale publication or any other publication between May 2017 and April 2018, and may cover any lectures, conferences, or other activities held on the Yale campus, or events elsewhere.
Entries must be submitted to the The MacMillan Center through the online form (below) or dropped off at the Director’s Suite on the first floor of Henry R. Luce Hall, 34 Hilhouse Avenue, by May 4, 2018. Include one copy of the article to be considered, and a completed entry form. Only one entry per student.
The winner will be notified by email and/or by phone no later than September 14, 2018. The winner’s name, photo, and article will be posted on the MacMillan Center’s website. Entrants can check the website after September 30, 2018, for details on the winning entry.