Your browser is unsupported

We recommend using the latest version of IE11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

The Image of Research 2022 call for submissions

Over $3000 in Cash Awards! Open to all UIC graduate and professional students  Still Image Awards 1st Place - $600 2nd Place - $400 3rd Place - $200 Honorable Mention (6) - $100  Moving Image Awards Animation - $600 Live Action - $600 Honorable Mention (2) - $100  Enter by Friday March 18, 2022  Contest rules and information:

The Graduate College and the University Library invite all graduate and professional students to share the beauty of their research in UIC’s 2022 Image of Research competition. This multidisciplinary monetary award competition is open to any student enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program at UIC for the 2021-2022 academic year. More than $3,000 in award money will be distributed in the 2022 competition.
Through Friday, March 18, 2022, graduate and professional students are invited to submit still or moving image-based work that illustrates their research. Students may submit to both categories, but the images and the research they represent must be significantly different from one another.

Still Image Awards
- 1st Prize:  $600
- 2nd Prize: $400
- 3rd Prize:  $200
- Honorable Mention (6): $100

Moving Image Awards
- Winner – Animation: $600
- Winner – Live Action: $600
- Honorable Mention (2): $100

A multidisciplinary jury will review submissions and award prizes to the winning entries. Images will be judged on originality, relationship to the student’s research at UIC, and overall visual impact.

An electronic exhibit of the winners will be displayed in the Richard J. Daley Library and the Library of Health Sciences-Chicago. Winning entries will become part of the UIC institutional repository and will be displayed in an online gallery on the Graduate College website.

Questions? Contact the Image of Research Committee at:

Entries due by March 18, 2022.

Submission form, competition guidelines, and links to past winners are available on the Graduate College Image of Research website.

Chat with a LibrarianClose