The essay should be a carefully edited version of the paper you are planning to give at the conference. If you are a graduate student interested in having your essay considered for a prize, please send it by e-mail attachment (Word or .rtf file) by the deadline of JANUARY 15, 2010 to the chair of the Graduate Student Essay Prize Committee, Dr. Saralyn DeSmet ( firstname.lastname@example.org). If you have not received a response within two business days, please send your e-mail again to ensure there have been no technical failures.
Please include a cover page with the following information:
Contact Phone number
If you do not live in the immediate area of the conference venue and would like to apply for one of these grants, simply identify yourself as a graduate student interested in a travel grant when you send in your conference paper proposal. If you have already sent in a proposal, send an e-mail message to the 2010 Program Chair, Dr. Judith B. Slagle, as soon as possible to let her know that you are interested in a grant ( Slagle@etsu.edu).