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College Student Paper Awards Call for Submissions – 2018

College Student Paper Awards Nomination Form (pdf)

Submit papers, using the Student Paper Award Submission Form (available at, and questions to:

Eleanor Small,, (410) 292-2080

Entries must be received by Wednesday, November 16, 2017.  The requested information must be submitted for all authors on the paper and all authors must sign the Statement of Authorship. Only one paper per author team will be accepted.
The research papers will be evaluated on criteria such as:

  • Research design
  • Soundness of conclusions
  • Structure of paper
  • Writing ability


All Paper Award recipients are recognized at the Delaware Valley Engineers Week Awards Reception, which will be held Thursday, February 22, 2018. All recipients and one guest will receive complimentary tickets; additional tickets can purchased.

There will be a $400 cash award per paper for up to five papers. If there are multiple authors, the check will be made payable to the first author listed on the submission form (the decision on the sharing of the award will be the responsibility of this author). In addition, all paper award recipients will be given an opportunity to share their paper at a poster session as part of the Luncheon.

All award recipients will be asked to provide some additional information and an electronic photograph (headshot) for publicity purposes.

Past Student Paper Award Recipients

Check out the archives for the previous Student Paper Award Recipients

*Delaware Valley is defined as Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania and Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer and Salem counties in Southern New Jersey