Online Nomination Form for Faculty Advisors can be found here.
Available until March 28, 2019!
Online Application Form for Students can be found here.
(Note: Students MUST be nominated by a faculty mentor before applying in order to be considered for the award)
Available until April 5, 2019!
View past winner entries in the Falvey Digital Library
More information on Falvey Scholars can be found here.
What is the Falvey Scholar Award?
The Falvey Scholar award is an annual program established by Falvey Memorial Library to recognize outstanding undergraduate research. It is a collaborative initiative of the Library and the Center for Research and Fellowships.
The winners of the Falvey Scholar award are selected from a pool of candidates that will be generated by applications submitted by a senior Villanova University student or a group of students working on a senior project together with the recommendation of the advisor to the senior thesis or capstone project completed for academic credit.
Winners are recognized at an awards ceremony in Falvey Memorial Library that will include presentations by the award recipients on the content and findings of the research involved in the writing of the thesis or creation of the project report. Presentations highlight the use of Library resources.
Falvey Scholars is one of the keynote events of the annual Villanova Spring Research Exposition, or EXPO Week. EXPO is week long series of events that celebrates the scholarly achievements of Villanova's researchers - undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. The Expo showcases a year's worth of undergraduate research and student accomplishment in innovation and creativity as well as research done by our graduate students and faculty.
Digital copies of the winning papers are maintained in Falvey Digital Library.
Project Title: "Investigation of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Properties for Sustainable Infrastructure"
Mentors: Dr. Leslie McCarthy and Dr. Jonathan Hubler
Project Title: "Niche Modeling of Todus Birds in the Greater Antilles"
Mentor: Dr. Peleg Kremer and Dr. Robert Curry
Project Title: "Unintentional Gun Violence by Toddlers & Pediatric Nurse Practitioners' Preventative Measures"
Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth B. Dowdell
Elizabeth Marie Eby
Project Title: "Secrets to Success: A Comparative Study of Student Voice Initiatives in High Schools"
Mentor: Dr. Jerusha Conner and Dr. Stacey Havlik
Project Title: "Progressive Leadership and Economic Development in China"
Mentor: Professor David Ratigan
Project Title: "Death and Dying: The Literature, Philosophy, and Practices of Adult and Pediatric End-of-Life Care"
Mentor: Dr. Michael Tomko and Dr. Angela Di Benedetto