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News & Events: Apply for the Paul H. McCarthy Research Award

Apply for the Paul H. McCarthy Research Award

Undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines are invited to apply for an award of $2,500 for a research project using any collection at the Alaska and Polar Regions Collections & Archives at the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library. Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on November 7, 2021.

Potential projects could include:

  • The creation of an exhibit in the library's Ted Stevens Gallery;
  • A short film posted on the archives' website;
  • A journal article;
  • A conference presentation.

Funds may be used for travel to Fairbanks to work with materials housed in the Alaska and Polar Regions Collections & Archives; however, the library will follow the University of Alaska Fairbanks General Business and Academic Operations plan regarding any future travel restrictions due to Covid-19.

The Alaska and Polar Regions Collections & Archives staff will support the research experience of the awardee.

Only one award is available per fiscal year.

Follow this link for more information and to apply.

Paul H. McCarthy Research Award

Elmer E. Rasmuson Library
1732 Tanana Loop
PO Box 756800
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-6800
Phone: 907-474-7481​​
Text: 907-341-4404​
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