William Schneider Student Essay Award in Medical Humanities

William Schneider Student Essay Award in Medical Humanities

Overview

The Medical Humanities Student Essay Award is sponsored by the Medical Humanities & Health Studies Program at IUPUI. The Medical Humanities Student Essay Award recognizes the work of students in understanding health and medicine from the broader perspective of the humanities.

Criteria

Recipient will be majoring in the Medical Humanities – Health Studies Program.  Eligible essays are papers written for a course taken at the IUPUI campus on a topic that utilizes the perspectives of the humanities or social sciences (i.e., economic, ethical/philosophical, legal, social, historical) to gain a broader understanding of medicine and healthcare. Both undergraduate and graduate course papers can be submitted for this competition.

Note: Graduate theses and dissertations are not eligible for this award.

Guidelines:

Essay Submission Requirements*:

  • Papers must be of high quality, earning an A+, A, or A- grade in a 200-level or higher course taken at IUPUI within the preceding 18 months.
  •  Minimum page length: 5 double-spaced pages, excluding cover page and references.
  • Single-author papers only (no group or shared-credit papers)
  • Submit a separate cover page document with the following information:
  1. Paper title
  2. Course for which it was written, e.g., HIST-H 364 History of Medicine & Public Health
  3. Student (author) Name, E-mail address, and status at time paper was written
  4. Instructor Name
  5. Date of submission for grade
  6. The paper document must have page numbers and a running title, but NO OTHER identifying information.

*Entries not complying with the above requirements cannot be considered for this award.


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