The purpose of this competition is to encourage undergraduate student research and engagement with Drake Memorial Library staff and the rich array of resources and information Drake Library makes available.
First Place: $500 Second Place: $300 Third Place: $150
The contest is open to The College at Brockport matriculated undergraduate students enrolled any time during 2022, who completed papers during that time frame.
Papers written for any classes in all subjects are eligible for the research competition. It is not necessary to write a paper specifically for this competition.
Papers must be well-written, grammatically correct and at least 9 pages, but no more that 20 pages in length (not including the cover page, reference or works cited page, or library resources statement).
It must include at least 10 references or works cited.
Previous winners are not eligible to submit new papers.
All applications for the research writing competition must include a library resources statement describing your research process.
Please include this statement as a separate, first page of your research paper submission.
Please contact Jennifer Kegler (information to the left) if you have any questions regarding this contest.