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Win $500 from the Eckles Prize!

10 May
Enter the Eckles Prize for Freshman Research Excellence!    This annual prize recognizes freshmen who produce research that demonstrates significant and meaningful use of the the University’s library services and collections.
 
All first year students are encouraged to submit a research project of any length or format from any class that reflects their best work of the year along with an essay summarizing how they used library resources to complete the project. Top Prize is a $500 gift card!  
 
 
Don’t miss out!  The deadline is May 15.

Win $500 from the Eckles Prize!

2 May
Consider the Eckles Prize for Freshman Research Excellence!    This annual prize recognizes freshmen who produce research that demonstrates significant and meaningful use of the the University’s library services and collections.
 
All first year students are encouraged to submit a research project of any length or format from any class that reflects their best work of the year along with an essay summarizing how they used library resources to complete the project. Top Prize is a $500 gift card!  
 
 
Don’t miss out!  The deadline is May 15.

Win Something from the UHP [Easy!]

21 Nov scavenger

If you’ve been paying attention, you know that you can win a small gift card from the UHP just for spotting a small, black-and-white owl in any of our publications!

That’s right, just keep a look out for Lil’ Franny Dee!

If you spot her, you can win a $10 giftcard.

Here’s how to win:

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Junior Women: Win $20,000

20 Apr

The UHP got the following message this week — it looks like a great opportunity to win some major buckaroos just for being your awesome selves.  So glam it up and take a look!

Glamour magazine would love to invite your students to apply for our 2012 Top 10 College Women Competition. The contest is open to any woman who will be a full-time junior at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada for the 2011-2012 academic year.

We’re looking for dynamic young women with leadership experience, excellent grades and inspiring goals. We’ll award one grand prize of $20,000 and nine $3,000 prizes. All winners will receive a trip to New York City and recognition in Glamour.

Students can read more and apply on our website: http://www.glamour.com/about/top-10-college-women

Early deadline for applications: July 15, 2011.

Our Most Prestigious Writing Prize: the Strasser

22 Feb

Strasser PrizeWe’ve been soliciting entries for the annual Strasser Writing Prize all month, but the snow storms really seemed to spin everyone’s heads around.  If you haven’t submitted your work already, you really should!  Not only to do you have the chance to win recognition, but a cash prize as well.  All you need to do is hand-deliver or simply email your papers, then your part is done.   So, why haven’ t you yet?

This excerpt from our NewsFlash! has more info, but you can also check out this page or email us with any further questions.

Any form of written work is welcome. The categories this year are: Academic writing, including research papers, essays, analysis, commentary; Creative works, including short stories, poems; UW20 papers either from last year or this past fall semester.

The rules governing the competition are as follows:  The student must be a member of the Honors Program; the paper must have been submitted for a grade during the last year as defined above; the student may review and further edit the returned and graded paper prior to submission; the paper may be submitted in any format and electronically as long as it includes the author’s name and contact information, is double-spaced, 12-point font.

All entries should be submitted to the Strasser Prize Committee at the Foggy Bottom Honors office, 714 21st Street or emailed to uhp@gwu.edu.  If hand-delivered to the office, please ask for a date-stamped receipt.  Deadline for entries is Monday, March 1.