Please consider nominating a student for the Longwood Excellence in Research and Inquiry Award. This award recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who have gone above and beyond in the development of their scholarship while at Longwood.

Students who are eligible for this award will be recognized during an awards ceremony at the Spring Showcase for Research and Creative Inquiry on April 17 and will be listed in the Showcase program. Students will also receive a pewter rotunda award pin.

If you know of a student who has completed one or more of the following endeavors, please consider nominating them for the award using the form below. All students who are nominated and who meet the award criteria will receive the award.

To be eligible for the award, students must have completed one or more of the following accomplishments during the 2023-2024 Academic year, including summer 2023:

  • Published a peer-reviewed paper
  • Presented research at a conference outside of Longwood University
  • Had a performance or exhibition outside of Longwood University
  • Participated in the Longwood Senior Thesis program 
  • Received external funding to support their research or inquiry project
  • Published in INCITE
  • Some other accomplishment that you feel demonstrates the student’s excellence in research and inquiry that is not listed above

Please nominate students who meet these criteria here:

Excellence in Research and Creative Inquiry Nomination Form

The deadline for student nominations is March 22, 2024.

I hope you will consider nominating deserving students for this award and please contact Amorette Barber ( or x2726) if you have any questions or suggestions.