The Aptman Prizes recognize undergraduates’ excellence in research, including their analysis, evaluation and synthesis of sources. The prizes encourages students to make use of the general library collections and services at Duke University. Eileen and Lowell Aptman (T'89) provided funding for the Aptman Prizes.
The Middlesworth Awards were established to encourage and recognize excellence of analysis, research and writing by Duke University students in the use of primary sources and rare materials held by the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Chester P. Middlesworth (A.B., 1949) of Statesville, N.C., provided funding for Middlesworth Awards.
- All submissions must be received by May 15, 2014. See individual guidelines for the Aptman Prizes and the Middlesworth Awards.
- Papers or projects completed in Summer 2013, Fall 2013 or Spring 2014 are eligible for the 2014 awards.
- The awards carry a cash prize of $1,000 (Aptman and Middlesworth) or $1500 (Holsti).
- Award recipients will be notified by August 30, 2014.
- An awards reception will be held during Parents' and Family Weekend 2014.