Social Justice Research Paper Awards
The University of Louisville’s Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research is sponsoring its 15th annual Social Justice Research Paper Awards. Students from any discipline are encouraged to apply.
Monday, April 25, 2022, at 11:59pm
All essays should be submitted to Engage UofL. Please login with your UofL Student ID and password. If you need assistance or access to the internet/computer, call (502) 852-6142 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also join the Anne Braden Institute on Engage UofL for reminders, institute updates, and semester programming.
Winning papers announced: May 2022
- $500 for best graduate essay
- $250 each for two best undergraduate essays
- Must be submitted through the Engage UofL submission form.
- Engage one or more social justice topics. Preference given to A&S students, and papers engaging race, class, gender, sexuality, religion, peace/conflict, environmentalism, disability, and/or age.
- Papers do NOT have to be about Anne Braden.
- Paper must be 8-25 pages in length (not including reference pages), 12-point, double-spaced text.
- Must visit the ABI and include literature from our Reading Room. We are located in Rm 258 of the Ekstrom Library
- Reading Room Hours: Monday-Fridays | 10am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-3pm
- Note: Contact us beforehand if you are unable to fulfill this requirement.
This award can be combined with institutional aid up to the University's total direct cost of attendance plus a stipend. Direct costs include tuition, room, board, & books. UofL is required to adhere to all federal, state, institutional guidelines. If your aid package is adjusted as a result, you will receive notification in university e-mail. Policy info available on-line at louisville.edu/financialaid.
Congratulations to 2019 Social Justice Research Paper Award Winners Sarah McCoy and Hannah White.
Congratulations to 2018 Social Justice Research Paper Award Winners Talyor Ratliff and Bamba Ndiaye.
Congratulations to 2017 Social Justice Research Paper Award Winners Treva Hodges, Caitlin Ray, and Kelsey Voit.
Congratulations to 2016 Social Justice Research Paper Award Winner Tyler Short
Congratulations to 2015 Social Justice Research Paper Awards winner Leah Gravius.
Congratulations to 2014 Social Justice Research Paper Awards winners Aletia Robey and Elisabeth Virgo.
Congratulations to 2013 Social Justice Research Paper Awards winners Emily Maiden, Jacob Eleazer and Gregory Justis.
Congratulations to 2012 Social Justice Research Paper Awards winners Megan Helton, Elizabeth Tatum-Barnes, Brice Nordquist.
Congratulations to 2011 Social Justice Research Paper Awards winners Allison Lutes and Tyler Donovan
Congratulations to 2010 Social Justice Research Paper Awards winners John Vance and Joelle Robinson.