Dr. W. Curtis Worthington, Jr.
The Waring Historical Historical Library is now accepting submissions for the 2021 W. Curtis Worthington, Jr. Essay Contest. Named for former Waring Historical Library director, Dr. W. Curtis Worthington Jr., the essay contest was established to encourage students to contribute to scholarship about the history of health sciences and to reward those whose work is exemplary. The 2021 contest submission deadline is Monday, May 31, 2021.
The Waring Library Society will grant one award for an undergraduate essay ($1,000) and one award for a graduate essay ($2,000). There are different length requirements for each category, as described below. The essay must be sent to the Waring Historical Library by May 31, 2021.
The winner will be asked to submit a summary of the paper for a blog post and the essay will be published in a collection of essays commemorating the university’s bicentennial celebration in 2024.
The submission guidelines are as follows:
Contact the Waring for more information.
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