Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize for Recognition of Student Research 2014

Established by Mrs. Ann Schwarzmann to honor William and Emily Rhem and Theodore and Ann Schwarzmann, the Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize annually recognizes outstanding research papers written by sophomores, juniors and seniors at East Carolina University. Cash prizes in the amount of $750, $500 and $250 will be awarded to first-, second- and third-place winners. Submissions must adhere to the following rules:

  • Papers can be in any field of study, but must be based largely on primary sources held by the J.Y. Joyner Library's Manuscripts and Rare Books Department/University Archives.
  • Each paper should be not less than 12 pages/3,000 words in length and will be judged on the basis of (a) originality of the topic or thesis; (b) quality of research; (c) quality of style, including documentation; and (d) overall excellence.
  • Papers written during the spring or fall semester of 2014 are eligible. Papers must be submitted electronically by January 30, 2015. The author must include contact information (permanent address, e-mail address, and telephone number).

Winners will be notified early in the spring semester of 2015.

Submissions should be sent by e-mail to Matt Reynolds, Public Services and Instruction Librarian for Special Collections, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. For more information, call 328-5675 or send an e-mail message to reynoldsm@ecu.edu

For more information about University Archives, Manuscripts and Rare Books please see http://www.ecu.edu/cs-lib/specialcollections.cfm

Rhem / Schwarzmann Prize - Joyner Library

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