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Student Paper Competition Rules

Student Paper Competition

General Competition Rules

  • The SCJ Student Paper Contest will accept papers in three categories of competition: Undergraduate (Juniors/Seniors), Graduate (MA/MDiv), and Stone-Campbell History – See below for specific information about each category.

  • Papers from any discipline associated with the Stone-Campbell Journal will be accepted in the competition.

  • Students must include the name and email address of a faculty member who has agreed to serve as a sponsor for the student’s submission.

  • The top three students in each category of competition will be asked to present their papers in person before judges at the conference. Finalists will be notified by February 25, 2012.

  • Finalists must register for the SCJ Conference by March 5, 2012, and attend the conference at Lincoln Christian University in Lincoln, Illinois (April 13-14, 2012).

  • Recognition and awards will be presented for the contest winners and the possibility of publication in the Stone-Campbell Journal may exist.

Undergraduate Competition

  • Papers may be 8-12 pages in length and presentations must be no more than 20 minutes in duration.

  • All submitted papers will be reviewed by a panel of readers who will select three finalist papers for presentation at the conference.  A panel of judges will determine the winning paper from the three finalist papers presented at the conference.

  • Contestants should submit their papers to Les Hardin (les.hardin@fcc.edu) by December 1, 2011. Be sure to include your competition level and the name and e-mail address of your faculty sponsor.  Direct all questions to Dr. Hardin.

Graduate Competition

  • Papers may be 10-15 pages in length and presentations must be no more than 25 minutes in duration.

  • All submitted papers will be reviewed by a panel of readers who will select three finalist papers for presentation at the conference.  A panel of judges will determine the winning paper from the three finalist papers presented at the conference.

  • Contestants should submit their papers electronically (in Microsoft Word format) to Les Hardin (les.hardin@fcc.edu) by December 1, 2011. Be sure to include your competition level and the name and e-mail address of your faculty sponsor.  Direct all questions to Dr. Hardin.

Isaac Errett History Award

  • Papers may be 10-15 pages in length and presentations must be no more than 25 minutes in duration.

  • All submitted papers will be reviewed by a panel of readers who will select the winning paper for the Isaac Errett History Award.  The winning paper will be expected to present their paper at the Stone-Campbell Journal Conference.

  • Errett paper contestants should submit their papers electronically (in Microsoft Word format) to Rick Cherok (rick.cherok@ccuniversity.edu) by December 1, 2011.  Be sure to include your competition level and the name and e-mail address of your faculty sponsor.  Direct all questions to Dr. Cherok.

—All of the above dates are hard deadlines – No exceptions will be granted—

—Failure to Fulfill the Requirements of these Rules will Result in Contest Disqualification—

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