Nominations All papers must adhere to guidelines for scholarly research. Middle/high school papers should be 8 - 15 pages in length. Undergraduate/graduate papers should be 15 - 30 pages in length. Nominations should be submitted by emailing a Microsoft Word copy of the paper to the chair of the selection committee before January 15. Papers submitted to the undergraduate/graduate competition must have been completed during the current or previous academic year. Submissions must include proof of student status during the current or previous academic year; documentation may consist of a copy of a schedule of classes or (unofficial or official) transcript or a letter from a faculty advisor (which should include the faculty advisor's e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address). Students who wish to present their papers at the conference must also submit a proposal for participation by the submission deadline (generally in October). Costs of attending the conference are the winners' responsibility.

Award Information

Award Amount
Number of Awards
Application Deadline
January 15
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Executive Director
Appalachian Studies Association
Marshall University One John Marshall Drive
City, State, Zip
Huntington, WV , 25755
(304) 696-2904

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