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Dr. Milton H. Saier, Sr. Memorial Award in Fiction

Writing Contest

The Dr. Milton H. Saier, Sr. Memorial Awards Fund was established at UCSD in 1998 to support an annual awards program for the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance, Literature, and Biology. Each year, the Department of Literature is given funds by the Saier family for an award to acknowledge “outstanding creative writing by an undergraduate student to be selected by the Chair of the Department of Literature in consultation with faculty.

2024 Saier Award in Fiction

Award Amount: $1,000.00
Submission Deadline: Noon on Tuesday, April 30th.

Once the contest judging is complete (by the end of May), we will contact the winners via email.


Saier winner photo
2023 Winner:
Aidan Tojino
"Negros Occidental"