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How to Apply

Application Process for Maurice Challenge

  • You only need to have good ideas and a plan to win, but you also need to make the deadlines.
  • Applicants must have turned in their Intent to Participate form by 4pm on October 27th.
  • Come to our information session in WUC to find out more on Tuesday, October 3rd or Wednesday, October 11th.

Step 1: Intent to Participate

  • Download and fill out the competition application (Intent to Participate form).
  • Write a description of the project (type-written and no more than 500 words). Remember we are looking for an innovative project, not just a research paper
  • The description of the project and the application must be submitted by 4p.m. on October 27, 2017. You may submit it electronically to thomasda@wou.edu.
  • The “Intent to Participate Form” must be hard copy, handed in to: Daryl Thomas, Health and Exercise Science Division; RWEC 230.

Step 2: Work on your project

Step 3: Final Analysis

  • At the conclusion of the project, each individual (or team) should write or create a formal analysis of the project.
  • The analysis must be submitted by 4p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018. You may submit it electronically to thomasda@wou.edu
  • Finalists will be chosen by the Maurice Challenge Review Committee and asked to present their materials in the evening of May 15 or 17, 2018.
  • Finalists will also be asked to submit their work to the Hamersly Library Digital Archive.
  • The Maurice Challenge Review Committee will then evaluate all of the finalists’ projects and announce a winner at the Academic Excellence Showcase.

Download the complete guideline documents here.

 

Timeline

Milestone Due Date
Competition announced September 25, 2017
Information Sessions Tuesday, October 3 and Wednesday, October 11
Intent to Participate Due October 27, 2017 by 4 pm
Confirmation of eligibility to participate November 3, 2017
Final Analysis Due April 20, 2018 by 4 pm
Committee Review of Analysis May (1-4), 2018
Finalists Notified May 1, 2017
Finalist Presentations May (15 or 17), 2018 (set meeting time)
Winner Annouced May 31, 2018 Academic Excellence Showcase
 

CONTACT US

Daryl Thomas, Community Health Education

503-838-8915 | or e-mail: thomasda@wou.edu