The Max R. Traurig Library at Naugatuck Valley Community College supports student research, and the Library wants to honor the best! Each fall, NVCC students are invited to submit an original research paper or project with the following attributes:
Library staff may be consulted for research assistance. The two (2) winning papers or projects will be awarded $500 at the college’s Honors Night ceremony each May. The winning students permit NVCC to publish their paper on its website.
A successful application must include the following:
Applications will be rated using this rubric.
The Evaluation Committee is comprised of 4 members of the library staff and 5 faculty members. The 2022-23 members are:
The Max R. Traurig Future Library Workers Scholarship: Established in 2022, the Max R. Traurig Future Library Worker Scholarship was created by the NVCC library staff to provide financial support to students from groups currently underrepresented in the library profession who plan to continue their education in the library field.
Application Deadline: Monday, February 27th, 2023.
Up to $1000
Write an essay of no more than 1,000 words describing what impact libraries have had on your life and why you would like to pursue a career in libraries.