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Tredway Library Prize for First-Year Research

Application Process

Complete applications will consist of the following:

  • The research project, including bibliography
  • A two- to three-paragraph reflection written by the student about their research experience, including, but not limited to, skills employed and learned, problems encountered, and how those problems were addressed. During this time of distance learning, students are also invited to reflect on how conducting research remotely affected their experience of the project. (Please put the title of your research project on the reflection.)
  • A copy of the assignment sheet or assignment description for the project
  • A statement of support from the faculty member for whom the project was completed. The statement should be submitted by the faculty member directly to Christine Aden, Head of Circulation, either in person or via campus mail or email

Applications should be submitted electronically using the library prize application form.

Due date and timeline - The due date is the Friday after finals week in spring semester: Friday, May 28, 2021. A student may submit only one project. To receive the prize, the student must return to Augustana for their sophomore year.

The prize will be awarded during the fall semester of the following school year. The winning student will also be recognized at the Recognition of Student Honors in spring semester of the following school year.