Apply for the 2021 Summer Writing Challenge

The UAWC and UA Graduate School will sponsor an online thesis and dissertation writing challenge this summer from July 2-August 2. The event will include a kick-off and finale, weekly check-ins with a writing group and peer mentor, and a weekly “Lunch and Learn” workshop.

Space is limited, so please apply by May 15. We will contact you after that date to let you know if we have a slot for you.



We offer the following resources to our graduate clients:

  • Writing consultations, either asynchronous or via Zoom. We can assist with many graduate writing projects, including seminar papers, conference abstracts, proposals, talks, cover letters and CVs, literature reviews, and personal statements.
  • Writing support at the UAWC Resources page.
  • Writing workshops, at the request of student groups or graduate faculty members.  Sample topics include abstracts, literature reviews, and personal statements.
  • Support for Dissertation Writers.  Typically held in the summer, our summer writing retreat and online writing challenges provide thesis and dissertation writers with the opportunity to make substantial progress on their projects, reflect on and improve their writing habits, and develop a supportive community of fellow writers.  Details are made available via this website, Facebook, Twitter, and campus e-mails.