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WHO MAY SUBMIT?
Question: I want to enter a project I completed as a sophomore at Hollins. I am now a junior. Which category will I enter in, junior/senior or first year/sophomore?
Question: I graduated from Hollins last year and would like to submit a project for consideration. Can I do so?
Question: I was previously a finalist for the Research Award. May I apply again?
Question: I am a previous winner of the Research Award. May I apply again?
WHAT MAY I SUBMIT?
Question: I would like to enter a project that I completed at another school. Can I do that?
Question: I would like to submit a project that I completed while studying abroad. Is my work eligible?
Question: I'd like to enter a paper that I completed last spring (Spring 2018). Can I enter that in the competition?
Question: I did a great deal of research for a fiction story I wrote for my creative writing class. Can I enter the story?
Question: I'd like to enter a project that I delivered as a presentation. Can I enter that in the competition?
Question: May I submit a group project?
Question: I have two or more projects I would like to enter. May I do so?
REQUIREMENTS, FORMATTING ETC.
Question: My original project did not require a bibliography of my sources. Can I enter a project without a bibliography?
Question: I used Interlibrary Loan extensively for my project, and used very few resources from the Hollins library. Would my project be considered for the award?
Question: May a project be revised before it is submitted?
Question: May a project be submitted in a language other than English?
Question: How many finalists are there every year?
Question: Are the awards given every year?
What happens when a faculty member who has recommended a student for the award also serves as a judge?
The following measures are taken to avoid conflicts of interest:Faculty members on the judging committee may write an initial letter of recommendation for students for the award. However, in all deliberations of the judging committee, those faculty who have recommended a student for the research award (in either a faculty or advisory role) must recuse themselves when there is discussion or voting involving the application in question.