Faculty Support Form
To qualify for the Eckles Prize for Freshman Research Excellence, a faculty support form must accompany a student's application. Please affirm the student is a GW freshman and that their application meets the following criteria for the prize:
- Clear and effective communication of ideas, paying attention to rhetorical strategies, the development of a clear argument, and whether or not the project makes a contribution to the scholarship in a particular field.
- Superior breadth and depth in the use of library collections and services including, but not limited to, print resources, databases, archives and special collections, and consultation with librarians.
- Exceptional ability to locate, select, evaluate, and synthesize library resources.
- Evidence of significant personal learning and the development of a habit of research and inquiry that shows potential for future application.