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The Norma Slepecky Undergraduate Research Prize is endowed in memory of Professor Slepecky by her family, friends and colleagues. Students conducting  research in the sciences, engineering and computer science (where the project has a focus on applications), or psychology are eligible to apply.The first place prize of $750 will be awarded on April 24, 2015

Students wishing to compete for the Slepecky Prize should submit evidence of their research in the form of one or more of the following:

¨ an Honors or Senior Thesis (near-final draft is acceptable)

¨ the text of a paper submitted to a peer-reviewed Archival Journal as senior author.

¨ a published or accepted Abstract for a scientific or professional society meeting in combination with the text of the Oral or Poster Presentation (the student must be the senior author).

Research must have been completed under the direction of faculty at SU, ESF, or other recognized research laboratory, with advisor support, while the student was enrolled. Students who did not win previously can resubmit materials from the prior year.

Women students are strongly encouraged to apply.

 A full list of qualifications and requirements can be found at

We encourage interested students to informally alert us by the end of February regarding their intent to apply.

Submission Deadline    March 23, 2015@ 4:00 PM

Electronic PDF submission includes cover letter with contact information, advisor letter, and  research documentation.

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