Maria Dittman Research Award: What counts as research?

What constitutes research?

Does it have a Bibliography or Works Cited page?  Yes?

Congratulations!!  That is evidence of research! 

Examples of research projects:

  • Market research on the fast food industry in Asia
  • Integrated review of attitudinal factors protective against youth smoking
  • Historical essay on the Black Death, or Justinian Plague
  • E-book on public history and architecture in Milwaukee

See examples of past winning papers/projects here.

Why submit to the competition?

  • Win $400!!!
  • Include the award in your resume, CV, or grad school application
  • Get mentioned in your family's Christmas letter?!  (Your great-aunt will finally remember your name ...)
  • Win $400!  Oops, mentioned that already ...