ICPSR Research Paper Competition
Using data from the ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) data archive for one of your classes? Submit your paper to the ICPSR Research Paper Competition and get a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize!
ICPSR sponsors the competition to highlight the best research papers using quantitative data from the ICPSR archive. Special prizes are given for using data in their minority, fertility, or HIV data collections. Note: Some competitions are limited to undergraduate or master’s students.
Deadline for submission: January 31, 2014.
For details on the competition and for help finding data in the ICPSR archive, see ICPSR’s page on the competition or contact Katherine McNeill, Social Science Data Services Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ICPSR Summer Undergraduate Internship Program
- Explore a research question from start to finish — including literature searches, data analyses, and creation of a conference-ready poster on your research findings
- Work in small groups and with faculty mentors
- Gain experience using statistical programs such as Stata, SAS, and SPSS
- Stipend given
For an example, see a video of a past ICPSR intern presenting on his research project.
Deadline for application: January 31, 2014.