Past Winners of the Manuscripts and Archives Diane Kaplan Senior Essay Prizes:
Manuscripts and Archives is pleased to announce the following two winners of the 2016 Diane Kaplan Memorial Prizes:
For a 2016 senior essay on Yale:
For a 2016 senior essay based on research done in Manuscripts and Archives:
Congratulations to the prize-winning essayists, and thanks to all 20 members of the Yale College Class of 2016 who submitted senior essays for prize consideration!
Manuscripts and Archives Diane E. Kaplan Memorial Senior Essay Prizes
Manuscripts and Archives offers two student prizes each year, in memory of our colleague Diane E. Kaplan, who was instrumental in making these prizes available to Yale College seniors.
An eligible essay must represent original research that has been submitted to a Yale academic department in the academic year ending the same year as the prize competition for which it is submitted. Excepting grammatical, spelling, and punctuation fixes, the essay submitted for prize consideration should be the same one submitted to the student’s department. Essays are judged on the following characteristics:
Each prizewinning author will receive a $500 cash prize, which will be presented at the student's residential college commencement ceremony. Essays from any department are eligible for consideration. Faculty and others may encourage submissions, but students must submit the essays themselves for prize consideration. Prizewinning essays are published in EliScholar. The essay prize submission and judging process takes place each year in March-April.
For additional infomation, please contact: Bill Landis ≈ Head of Public Services, Manuscripts & Archives ≈ e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ≈ telephone: (203) 432-1069