The CCRGIP is designed to encourage collaboration among new and established centers, support professional development for writing center administrators and staff, and further writing center research and scholarship throughout the SWCA region. This award is named after Dr. Cozzens to recognize her contributions over the past 20+ years to the professional development of the organization, to the growth of the writing center field as a whole, and to the lives of her tutors and students.

The selection committee will award up to $500 per semester to one large project or multiple smaller projects. For complete details on how to apply, including application materials and eligibility, please visit

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