Established by the family, students and friends of Edith Rodgers Farrell, late professor of French and advocate of undergraduate student research, this award is granted annually to a graduating senior whose research is judged by a jury of faculty to be excellent. The Edith Rodgers Farrell Memorial Award for Undergraduate Research will include a certificate and $500.
- The research project must be student-initiated
- The results of the research project are to have been presented in a public forum such as:
- the publication of one's scholarly or original work or a performance/exhibit of one's interpretive/creative work in a recognized public forum beyond campus;
- a presentation at a local, regional, national, or international conference devoted to undergraduate student research;
- a presentation on campus open to the public of the results of one's scholarship or of original or interpretive work in the creative and performing arts
- The recipient must be a graduating senior with a GPA of at least 3.0
- Preference will be given to students who aspire to graduate or professional school
- The award is independent of financial need
The award will be determined by a faculty jury appointed by the Staff of the Academic Center for Enrichment. The award will be given as part of the Student Honors Ceremony.
- UMN-Morris faculty members are invited to nominate one or more students who fulfill the expectations of the award
- A brief statement describing each nominee's qualifications and providing a basis for their selection shall be submitted through the designated online form.