ICPSR is sponsoring three competitions to highlight the best student research papers (undergraduate and master's) using quantitative data. The objective is to encourage students to explore the social sciences by means of critical analysis of a topic supported by quantitative analysis of a dataset(s) held within ICPSR and presented in written form.
- Deadline for submission is January 31, 2010.
- Two competitions covers any dataset(s) held within the ICPSR archive and are eligible to undergraduate and master's students. The third competition solicits undergraduate papers addressing issues relevant to minorities in the United States, including immigrants, that utilize data from the Resource Center for Minority Data.
- Up to three cash prizes will be awarded for each competition. The winner will receive a monetary award of $1,000 (second place receives $750 and third place $500).