Maria Dittman Research Award: Home

2016 Submission Deadline

Monday March 14 by 5 pm

Deliver your submission packet to the Information Desk in Raynor Library or email your packet to

Maria Dittman Library Research Competition

photo of Maria DittmanSince 1998, the Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries has sponsored a research/term paper competition to recognize the importance of effective library research.

The competition honors librarian Maria Dittman, who served the MU community for over 25 years and was responsible for teaching library research skills to thousands of students.

The Research Competition awards $200 prizes in each of two categories: 

–    Undergraduate
–    Graduate-professional.

Prizes are awarded annually each April.

To learn more, see the competition guidelines.  See also examples of past winning entries.

To make contributions to the Dittman Fund, please contact the Library Dean's Office at (414) 288-7214