The Jefferson Caffery Research Award, established in 1967 by Ambassador and Mrs. Jefferson Caffery, recognizes outstanding scholarly research using primary source materials held in the Special Collections areas of Dupré Library. The winner of this annual award receives $500. The award is sponsored by Dupré Library and the University Library Committee.
For requirements and submission information, view the Annual Caffery Competition Guide.
Call for Student Research Projects 2024
Deadline for submissions of projects: Feb. 28, 2024
Winner will be announced: May 2024
2023 Award Winner
Samantha Schexnayder has been named the winner of the 2023 Jefferson Caffery Research Award. Her paper was entitled "The Changing Effects of 1940s Masculinity on the Expression of Emotion in the Writings of American Servicemen in World War II."