The Library Map Prize is awarded to a Yale College senior for the best use of maps in a senior essay or its equivalent. The prize is an award of $500.
The deadline for the Library Map Prize 2022 is Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 11:59 pm EDT. Essays submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
Who Can Submit
The Library Map Prize is open to Yale College seniors. Essays may be submitted by seniors or their faculty advisors.
Senior essays submitted for consideration for the Library Map Prize must be supported by one or various maps created, digitized, or analyzed in support of the senior thesis.
Make sure all the maps included in your essay are properly discussed and linked throughout the manuscript. Inserting maps without a connection to the narrative reduces the likelihood of readers and the Library Map Prize judges understanding the importance of the map(s) and how they support the thesis.
If you have questions about these requirements, please e-mail us at email@example.com.
How to Submit an Essay
The Library Map Prize is one of three senior essay prizes awarded by Yale University Library to honor outstanding undergraduate research and encourage use of library collections. See all Yale Library prizes.
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