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Graduate Research Award


The Center for African Studies is pleased to announce an award for graduate research for $300. The award is intended to encourage and reward graduate research in African Studies and related areas that engage Duquesne's ongoing commitment to Africa.


All research projects in any discipline accepted for the Graduate Research and Scholarship Symposium.

Evaluation Criteria
  • Visual Presentation
  • Organization 
  • Creativity
  • Clarity
  • Looks at issues in African Studies OR
  • Clearly shows how the research relates to Africa and Duquesne's continuing commitment to Africa
Scholarly Merit
  • Clearly defined research agenda
  • Demonstrated familiarity with relevant sources
  • Depth and/or appropriateness of analysis
  • Critical thinking and originality