Undergraduate papers may be submitted in conjunction with coursework or as independent research projects or papers. The following requirements apply:
- Papers should be on a topic related to marriage and family
- Papers should be 7-15 double-spaced pages (not including references).
- Please include an abstract (150 word max) preceding the main body of the paper.
- Refer to this page for ideas on paper topics and projects
- The specific grading rubric for papers is here
- Once papers have been submitted initially by Dec. 15th, authors may be given comments/suggestions, or may voluntarily submit final revisions until Friday January 11, 2013.
- If selected as an award-winning paper, authors may be contacted to present their paper at the final conference. Students will have 10-15 minutes to give a presentation on their paper at the symposium in front of a small audience, and in conjunction with other presenters.
- Over $2000 in prizes will be awarded for undergraduate papers.
1st Place – $1,000
2nd Place – $500
3rd Place – $300
- Students must present papers and be present at Awards Ceremony and presentation to claim prizes.