Here are some commonly asked questions about the Libraries Student Research Prize...
- Can I submit my application after the deadline?
- Will I be penalized if I do not submit an essay describing my research?
- Can I submit a draft of my paper?
- What is the monetary award?
- Can I submit a senior thesis?
- I'm a President's Scholar -- can I submit a paper?
- Can I modify my paper prior to submission?
- Can I submit more than one application/paper?
- Can I submit a paper in a language other than English?
No, absolutely no late entries will be accepted.Back to Questions
No, so long as you are able/willing to speak with a committee member in person about your experience doing research for the paper. Interviews should take no more than 10 minutes. In order to win an award, either an essay or an interview is required. If you miss your appointment or do not respond to an interview request, your application will not be considered further.Back to Questions
No, the paper must be complete at at the time of submission.Back to Questions
The amount of the award is at the discretion of the Prize committee. The amount of the award can be as high as $1,000 for a paper of remarkable quality. It is in part dependent on the number of award recipients, the quality of the papers, and other factors.Back to Questions
No, senior theses are not eligible for this award.Back to Questions
No, President's Scholars and fifth year seniors are not eligible for this award.Back to Questions
Yes, you can submit a paper that you've modified so long as it meets the rest of the guidelines (e.g., length).Back to Questions
Yes. Submit each entry separately.Back to Questions