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Hege Emerging Scholars Award

Information about the Hege Emerging Scholars Award

Hege Emerging Scholars Award

The Hege Academic Commons is delighted to announce the creation of a new scholarly award: The Hege Emerging Scholars Award. Two annual awards will recognize exemplary efforts in research and writing in Historical Perspectives (HP) classes.

Each awardee will receive $250 and the opportunity to present their work at the Guilford Undergraduate Symposium (GUS). At GUS 2022, each presentation will consist of two parts: a short introduction to your project and reading a passage from it. For a full list of deadlines and requirements, please see below.

The Hege Emerging Scholars Award is co-sponsored by Library and Learning Technologies and the Learning and Writing Center.


2022 award committee

The committee members for the 2022 Hege Emerging Scholars Award are:

  • Suzanne Bartels, Director of Hege Library and Learning Technologies
  • Parag Budhecha, Director of the Writing Program
  • Melissa Daniel, Director of the Learning and Writing Center
  • William Kelly, Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship Librarian
  • Selena Wolf Berkley, Associate Director of the Learning and Writing Center


2022 award criteria and deadlines

To be eligible for the 2022 Hege Emerging Scholars Award, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Been enrolled in a Historical Perspectives (HP) class in either Spring 2021 or Fall 2021
  • Been a first- or second-year student in Spring 2021 or Fall 2021 (Note: The Emerging Scholars Award is strictly limited to first and second year students.)
  • Have a letter of recommendation (maximum 300 words) from your submitted via this link

The deadline for submission is 31 March 2022 at 5pm. Please submit all of the following materials:

  • Your essay or other assignment that demonstrates exemplary efforts in research and writing
  • A 300-word (maximum) abstract
  • A letter of recommendation from your instructor


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