Newberry Creativity Award

The John S. Newberry, Jr. Award for Creativity recognizes the creative 
contributions of students in the fields of: 

  • film
  • computer programming
  • games
  • musical compositions
  • songs
  • poems
  • creative essays
  • fiction
  • dance
  • printmaking
  • painting
  • sculpture
  • design
  • dramatic recitation
  • ceramics
  • performance
  • independent experimental research projects
  • other areas

 Who may submit work?

Any UW-Stevens Point at Wausau full-time student in good standing. The student may be a continuing student or may be a student planning to transfer to another college or university.

 How do I submit my work?

Deadline for submissions is April 1. Fill out an application and email your entry to Renee Wallin at All entries must be submitted in an electronic format. Examples of this include email attachments of Word documents, photographs of artwork, or links to performances or musical compositions.

 May I submit more than one entry?

Yes, but each submission requires a separate entry application. You may not submit more than three entries in each field. 

 What happens to my entry?

The Newberry committee will review the work submitted.

 What are the awards?

Prizes are given out to the top three entries as judged by the Newberry Committee.

1st prize: $500 -- 2nd prize: $250 -- 3rd prize: $100

The winners will be notified via mail.

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