(Charleston, IL) -- Eastern Illinois University students who have used Booth Library resources to enhance their research are encouraged to enter the library’s Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity program. The competition opens on Jan. 9, 2023.
The program is open to all Eastern Illinois University students. Prizes of up to $300 will be awarded, in addition to certificates of recognition.
The student entry may be a written work, art piece, exhibit, podcast, video, musical work, documentary, performance or another format.
The 2023 guidelines can be found on Booth Library’s website at https://library.eiu.edu/awardsforexcellence/. All entries must be submitted electronically through EIU’s scholarship portal, https://eiu.academicworks.com/.
The deadline to enter is 11:59 p.m. CST on March 2, 2023. Recipients will be selected by March 25, and the winners will be honored during the Student Research and Creative Activity Day on March 31. Works submitted for competition must have been completed within the last 12 months.
A digital copy of award-winning entries will become part of the library’s institutional repository, The Keep.