William Bartram Award for Intellectual Exploration
The Bartram Award is named for famed explorer and naturalist William Bartram and recognized exceptional achievement. It is awarded each spring to a University Honors College student who had demonstrated the skills of intellectual exploration, adventure, and achievement.
- have a grade point average of 3.30 or higher
- be classified as a sophomore or junior
- be currently enrolled in Honors classes or else have completed all Honors College requirements
- demonstrate exceptional research, scholarly or creative activity in a course of study
The deadline for application is announced each January. Complete nomination packets, including a letter of nomination from a faculty member and a print or electronic copy of the research or creative project, must be submitted by the application deadline.
Nomination forms are available in the Honors College office or online.
William Bartram Award Recipients
Assessment of the Florida Grasshopper Sparrow
Motivation and Commitment Factors of Volunteers in Environmental Non-Profit Organizations and Implications for the Future
The Relationship between the Media and School Shootings in the Past 15 Years
The Sound of Arthuriana
Will the World Be Able to Feed Itself in the Forseeable Future?
Predictors of Federal Spending
Reflections of Western Art Music Evolution in the Evolution of Video Game Music
Utilization of Solar Power Technology in China
Using a Inter Generational Video Game Experience to Enhance Undergraduate Perspectives of Aging and Older Adults
Creating a DVD about the VSU Honors Program
W. Jake Newsome
Living the Good Life: Serious Games and their Impact on Mayan Identity
Penetration of Nitrite through Liposomal Membranes and its Biological Relevance
R. Andrew Boyd
Revolutionary and Napoleonic France
Laws, Rules, and Guidelines: College Government and Justice in the Media
Comparative Spathe Anatomy and Morphology of Commelina (Commelinaceae)
"A New Meaning to Citizenship" (An anthropological study of the Valdosta City Council)