The Margery Somers Foster Center, Rutgers University Libraries is delighted to offer the Margery
Somers Foster Undergraduate Multimedia Award. The award acknowledges the creative use of university
library collections in the production of a multimedia-based research project focused on women's or
gender issues. All Rutgers University undergraduates of any discipline are eligible to apply. In all
cases, additional consideration will be given to students who utilize the Fordham Lab at Douglass
Library in the production of their projects. A maximum of two $250 awards will be
distributed per annum.
Submissions must include the attached form to be completed by applicants and their faculty advisors,
along with the copy of the project to be considered on digital media, and a short summary of the
project and description of how library resources were utilized in its construction. The criteria for
evaluation includes, but not limited to, originality, overall design, critical examination of the
topic, and image and sound quality.
Awards are distributed annually during the month of April. Due to time considerations, completed
application packets must be received by 5:00 PM on March 19, 2012. Send application material to:
Kayo Denda, Head, Margery Somers Foster Center & Women's Studies Librarian
8 Chapel Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Thank you for your interest, and good luck!
Please include all the material in the checklist when submitting your project.
- Completed Application Form
- Project on digital media (DVD, CD, flash drive, etc.)
- Short Summary of Project (1-2 pages) that addresses:
- your project and its multimedia aspects
- your project's connection to women's or gender issues
- how you utilized library resources
The application is a PDF form.
This PDF has form fields that can be filled out by you that can be typed in/entered before you print.
Click in the vicinity of the field and type in the the information.
The TAB key will skip to the next field. Press the Adobe print icon to print.
Don't forget to to get the proper hand-written signatures.