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Celebration of Scholars

Information for Presenters

Carthage’s 11th annual Celebration of Scholars will be a virtual event due to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

The deadline to submit your proposal for the 2021 Celebration of Scholars is Friday, Feb. 26, 2021.

Students are invited to present their senior theses, SURE projects, and exemplary scholarly and creative works completed in a course or through independent research with a faculty mentor. All students must arrange for a faculty mentor to serve as their sponsor.

All faculty are invited to share their own scholarly and creative works in the Celebration and to encourage their students to participate. As in prior years, faculty sponsors play a vital role in establishing the breadth and quality of the program by encouraging and supporting students with exemplary achievements.

Submission Deadline: Friday, Feb. 26, 2021
All students and faculty who would like to participate in the Celebration of Scholars poster exhibition must submit a proposal online by Friday, Feb. 26. Read proposal guidelines here or on the submission form. You will need a Carthage username and password to access the submission form. Students must have a faculty sponsor.

Student Logo Competition (Cash Prize!)
All current students are invited to submit a logo that visually conveys the message of the Celebration of Scholars: Exposition of Student and Faculty Research, Scholarship and Creativity. The winning logo will be announced and displayed at this year’s Celebration and will appear on communications and posters for the 2022 Celebration. The designer of the winning logo will receive a cash prize of $250. Read more about the logo competition

If you have questions about the Celebration of Scholars, or how you can become involved, please contact your advisor or department, or send an email to