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Win $500 with the Eckles Prize for Freshman Research Excellence

If you’re a freshman who likes free money, I highly encourage you to keep reading.

Pictured: You when you win the Eckles Prize

Pictured: You when you win the Eckles Prize

The Eckles Prize for Freshman Research is an annual prize recognizing students who produce a research project in their freshman year that demonstrates significant and meaningful use of library services and collections at the George Washington University.

First year students are encouraged to submit a research project of any length or format, along with an essay summarizing how they used library resources to complete the project. Students should submit the one project that reflects their best work of the year. Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 submissions:

  • 1st Place: valued at $500
  • 2nd Place: valued at $300
  • 3rd Place: valued at $200

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Deadline to Apply: The application deadline for the 2015-’16 academic year is Friday, May 20. Click here for more info.

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