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Application Information


Deadline to Apply

The application deadline for the 2015-'16 academic year is Friday, May 20, 2016.

Applications must be submitted electronically to ecklesprize@gmail.com.

Please submit your work as Microsoft Word documents only; PDFs will not be accepted


A complete application must include the following:

  • Application Cover Sheet
  • Research Project
  • 2-3 page Research Reflection Essay (page limit strictly observed, double-spaced, 12-point font)
  • Faculty Support Form


To Apply: Download the Eckles Prize Application, which includes the Cover Sheet, tips for writing the Research Essay, and the Faculty Support Form.  Please direct all questions and comments to ecklesprize@gmail.com. 

Faculty may send an email  of support to this address in lieu of the Faculty Support Form. 

Winners will be announced in late summer. Winning students will present their papers at an awards ceremony during the fall term.


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