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UGA Libraries Capturing Science Contest

Guidelines: Convey a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concept to a broader audience using any medium of your choice.

Criteria: Submissions will be evaluated according to the following criteria: creativity, clarity of expression, and appeal to a broad audience

Formats: All formats are encouraged. We mean it!​ View winners and submissions from 2019 and previous years for examples. 

Deadline: 5:00pm, December 2, 2019

Prizes: The top four submissions receive prizes of $1,000, $800, $600, and $400.  

Eligibility: All currently-enrolled UGA undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are eligible. Multidisciplinary and collaborative group submissions are highly encouraged. Students may submit works used for other class assignments. Multiple entries are acceptable. 

How to Submit

Please prepare a cover letter (PDF) that includes your name, year in school, major, the title of your submission, and a 200-300 word description of your submission. Send the cover letter and your contest submission to by 5:00pm on December 2, 2019.

All entries will be posted online, and some may be showcased in a library exhibit. Please contact us in advance if you have concerns about your work being publicly available. 

Special/Large Formats: Please contact us to arrange for the submission of large or non-standard formats. Examples of non-standard formats include media that require specific hardware/software to play or physical objects that require special storage or care.

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