Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Celebration of Scholars?
Celebration of Scholars is an academic and scholarly conference held at DSU. Research and original summative student work across various disciplines is presented to fellow students, faculty members, community members, and professionals.

What sort of work is acceptable?
Acceptable work includes research findings, research literature reviews, scholarly critique, literary papers, musical or dramatic performances, or visual outwork. The work should be original, supported by a faculty member, and fit the definition of summative production in your main academic discipline.

Why should I present?
Presenting your original work is an excellent way to demonstrate your learning in a public venue. It looks excellent on your resume and is highly desirable for graduate school applications.

What sort of presentations are possible?
Four presentation modes are possible:

    Oral: Oral Presentation & Discussion (10-12 minutes)

    Poster: Poster Display & Discussion

    Fine Arts Performance: Music, Drama, Dance

    Fine Arts Display: Display of any sort of visual art

How are prizes awarded?
Judges will determine winners based on a set of criteria published on the website.