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Outstanding Literary Arts Journal Award

Literary Arts Journals coordinated and supervised by Sigma Tau Delta chapters (even if they receive funding from other sources) are eligible for the Sigma Tau Delta Literary Arts Journal Award.


  1. The journal was produced during the 2017-2018 academic year.
  2. The journal was produced with a percentage of involvement by Sigma Tau Delta chapter members.
  3. The journal follows the publication guidelines of the chapter's college or university.
  4. The journal contains a statement that clearly describes the involvement of the chapter in the production of the journal.
  5. First place recipients cannot apply the following year.

Application requirements

  • Complete the online application, including a PDF of the journal.
  • Mail two printed copies of the journal to
    Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
    Attn: Karen Larsen
    711 N. First Street
    DeKalb, IL 60115

Application Instructions

Accessing the Online Application Submission

The deadline has past. Submissions were due on November 5, 2018.

Online Account Set-up

You already have an online account if you have previously

  • submitted a paper or roundtable proposal for the 2019 international convention
  • registered for the international convention from 2010 to 2018
  • submitted a paper for the Sigma Tau Delta journals

To access your account, use the same email address and password you previously used. If you have forgotten your account, type in your email address and at least five characters in "password." The system will reply to you via email with the actual password. You will then be able to log onto the system.

If you do not have an online account, you must first set up your account. Create a password containing at least five characters.

All confirmations and follow-up communication will be sent to the email address you used to set up your account.

Step 1: Authors

After you have successfully logged on, choose: Submitter Account | Add As Author/Co-Author.
Note: Sigma Tau Delta only allows one author.

Choose the Continue button at the bottom of the page.

Step 2: Add Submission

  1. Choose: Continue button.
  2. Title: Type in the title of your journal.
  3. Attach your journal document as a pdf.
    • Upload your document directly from your computer. Uploading your document from an external drive or web location may cause an upload error.
    After you browse and select your file, you must click the ATTACH button.
    Attach Submission
  4. Select one of the following from the "Presentation Type" drop-down list.
    • Online and Print Journal
    • Online Only Journal
    • Print Only Journal

Step 3: Answer Application Questions

  1. Did you follow the publication guidelines of your college or university?
  2. Does the journal contain a statement that clearly states the involvement of your chapter in its production?
  3. Indicate the percentage of involvement of Sigma Tau Delta chapter members toward completion of
    • soliciting manuscripts;
    • judging manuscripts;
    • accepting and rejecting manuscripts;
    • editing and publishing manuscripts;
    • formatting the journal (cover art, stylistic features, etc.); and
    • other matters pertaining to the creation, publication, and distribution of the manuscript (please specify)
  4. Choose your Chapter's state and school from the drop-down list.
  5. List Chapter Advisor's name and email address.
  6. Click Continue and review the information for your submission.

Questions regarding the online submission process should be addressed to