Have you used our ICPSR resource in writing a research paper? You could win some money!
ICPSR is offering two research paper competitions for undergraduates and one for master’s students in 2011. ICPSR invites undergraduate and master’s papers analyzing any dataset(s) in the ICPSR archive or its Thematic Collections. The other competition, sponsored by the Research Center for Minority Data (RCMD), solicits papers addressing issues relevant to minorities in the United States, including immigrants. These papers must draw on data in the RCMD archive.
The awards are:
ICPSR Competition for Undergraduates – First prize – $1,000 and Second prize – $750
ICPSR Competition for Master’s students – First prize – $1,000 and Second prize – $750
RCMD Competition for Undergraduates – First prize – $1,000 and Second prize – $750
For eligibility and submission requirements, please see the paper competition Web site: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/prize/index.jsp Submissions are due January 31, 2011.