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Emerging Scholars Award

Emerging Scholars Award for Excellence in

Research and Public Policy


The UC Center Sacramento announces its third annual Emerging Scholars Award for Excellence in Research and Public Policy. The award will recognize excellence in graduate student research with a direct impact on public policy. The recipients of the Emerging Scholars Award will receive a $500 prize and will deliver an invited policy lecture at the UC Center.

Submissions will be accepted through May 5th, 2017 and should include:
• An abstract (250 words)
• Two page summary of paper
• Current CV
• Teaching evaluations from last two quarters/semesters
• Letter of recommendation from a supervising professor that specifically comments on both the impact of the applicant's research and his or her effectiveness as a public speaker

Please submit all materials, letter of recommendation sent separately by professor, to
Kendra Tully at  with the subject line “Emerging Scholars Award.”
Past winners include Anne Brown, PhD, UCLA and Rebecca Taylor, PhD, UC Berkeley.

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