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Bankier Library Research Award: Home

This guide provides details, dates and other useful information related to the library's annual research award contest.

Bankier Library Research Award Contest - Overview

The Bankier Library Research Award Contest was created to recognize excellence and critical thinking in all stages of the research process, from topic and research question development to finding background sources; from developing and modifying search strategies to evaluating and selecting sources; from integrating sources responsibly to creating a list of references or works cited.

Awards will be presented to students whose papers/projects, bibliographies and process essays show use of the Bankier Library's resources and collections and evidence of research excellence.

Please review the Selection Criteria page for more detailed information.


First Prize: $300
Second Prize: $150
Third Prize: $100
Honorable Mention: $50


Acknowledgement: Information on these web pages was modified with permission from UC-Berkeley’s Library Prize webpage, Wellesley College's Student Research Award webpage, and with the assistance of Candice Benjes-Small of McConnell Library at Radford University.

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Amy Clark
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