The Outstanding Research in Education Studies Award

This award recognizes excellence in original education research by a declared Education Studies major. Students may self-nominate or be nominated by a faculty member in the School of Education. Your submission may stem from an individual research project or substantial contributions to a faculty member’s research project. The award comes with recognition, a certificate, and a small monetary award.

Applications for the award must include:

  • An unofficial transcript
  • A letter of support from a faculty member describing the student’s research contributions and the quality of the student’s research
  • A cover letter
  • A paper describing the research

Students may receive this award only once.

Applications must be submitted by March 15, 2020

School of Education
Supplemental Questions
  1. (ESOR) What year are you in school?
  2. (ESOR) Please provide a letter of support from a professor or instructor that can attest to your qualifications for this award.
  3. (ESOR) Cover Letter: Please upload a cover letter briefly describing the reasons for conducting this research, what you learned from it, and what you plan to do with your new knowledge. If your submission is related to your role in supporting faculty or staff research, please describe your contribution to, or role in, the research process.
  4. (ESOR) Please upload supporting materials for your research project. If you have written a paper that presents the research, you can provide that. If not, please upload a 2-3 page, double-spaced paper in which you summarize the following information: Your research question, including a brief grounding in current research related to the topic, your methodology, your findings, and your conclusions.
  5. (ESOR) Please upload an unofficial transcript. If you do not know how to do this, you can find information here: