Academics although the or to a graduate degree program or professional school at yale, (such as anthropology, history, international relations, music, political science, sociology, or forestry & environmental studies), undergraduates may consult with council faculty regarding a senior essay on a southeast asian topic. The senior essay is often the longest and most complex paper a student will write during a yale career while the writing center supports all student writers, we’re especially eager to help as you plan, develop, and revise your senior essay. Senior essay prizes according to their topic, students’ senior essays written for the literature major may be considered for one of the following prizes: the biancamaria finzi-contini calabresi prize in comparative literature. The prizes are for an outstanding senior essay, on any topic (including yale history), based substantially on research done in manuscripts and archives for more information see the prize website prize-winning essays from previous years are available below.
The senior project may be a written essay or an alternative project such as a film, exhibition, catalog, atlas, or historical data reconstruction in the case of an alternative project, the student must identify a second reader in addition to the adviser before the project is approved by the senior project director. The justice carlos r moreno prize honors the work and life of celebrated yale latino alumnus, carlos r moreno, perhaps the first latinx student to write a senior essay in the field of chicano studies at yale college. The justice carlos r moreno prize is awarded annually to the best senior essay focusing on the field of latina/o studies, or on the latina/o experience in the united states the prize is named for carlos r moreno, who graduated from yale college in 1970.
The following award is typically made in the spring of junior year for students undertaking senior essay research: the marshall-allison fellowship in the history of art additionally, the department cooperates with the yale university art gallery to select several students to fund for internships at the gallery. The harvey m applebaum '59 award is conferred on a yale college senior for an outstanding essay based on research done in the yale university library's government documents collections the prize is an award of $500. Yale’s new haven community hiring initiative has been helping members of the new haven community find jobs at the university by developing talented, local candidates to fit a variety of open positions. The department of religious studies, in conjunction with the program in judaic studies, awards a prize annually honoring academic excellence in a senior essay the american jewish congress prize is awarded to a senior in yale college for an essay in any field of judaic studies.
The prizes are for an outstanding senior essay, on any topic (including yale history), based substantially on research done in manuscripts and archives each prizewinning author receives a certificate and a $500 cash prize, presented at the student's residential college commencement day ceremony. The department offers two programs for students majoring in religious studies: the standard major and a major in which religious studies is combined with another subject closely related to the senior essay. Congratulations to sociology major carla vásquez-noriega, who receives the 2015 mildred priest frank memorial prize for best senior essay her project examined the section 8 housing choice voucher (hcv) program created in 1974 to help low-income families afford clean, safe, and suitable housing. In place of the thirty-page senior essay for the standard major or the sixty-page senior essay for the intensive major, translation track majors undertake a literary translation of similar length to the senior essay, working with a member of the french department ladder faculty. The yale university library offers four senior essay prizes, each with an award of $500 the manuscripts & archives (mssa) kaplan prize for yale history is awarded in memory of mssa archivist diane e kaplan for an outstanding senior essay on a topic related to yale.
The prize for an outstanding senior essay on a topic relating to yale is presented to sarah e pajka (morse college) for her essay doctors, death, and denial: the origins of hospice care in 20th century america. Honors & prizes distinction in the east asian studies major distinction may be won by seniors who, in the judgment of the council on east asian studies, and with the concurrence of the committee on honors and academic standing, merit such an award for the quality of their work in the major, including the senior-year requirement. Williams essay prize, council for east asian studies (2005) robert d gries senior essay prize, history department (2005) deforest prize, mathematics department (2005. If you’re a yale college senior whose senior essay features maps or gis, the library map prize could be your opportunity to win recognition and a $500 prize for your hard work each year, the library map prize is awarded to the yale college senior who makes the best use of a map created, digitized, or analyzed in support of a senior essay.
It is awarded to that senior in any undergraduate department at yale who has done distinguished work in an intensive major and who submits the best senior essay on a musical subject, or a musical composition exhibiting unusual originality and promise. Awarded to a senior in yale college majoring in american studies for the best senior essay richard hegel prize for a senior essay on new haven (2001) sponsored by the yale club of new haven, the hegel prize was awarded for the first time in celebration of yale’s tercentennial year. Vásquez-noriega awarded prize for best senior essay may 16, 2015 congratulations to sociology major carla vásquez-noriega, who receives the 2015 mildred priest frank memorial prize for best senior essay.