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Scholars Day 2021 – Schedule of Events with Zoom Links
Scholars Day 2021 – Schedule of Events (PDF)
Scholars Day Program & Abstracts 2021 (PDF)

Scholars Day is an opportunity for the entire Wesley College community to come together and celebrate scholarly endeavors. This day consists of presentations and performances that demonstrate scholarly achievements and research by students. The program is attended by peers of the participating students as well as faculty, staff, family members of the presenters and the public. Watch this video to learn more.

Scholars Day 2021 will take place on Thursday, April 22. Deadline for Scholars Day applications is Sunday, February 28. Visit this link for the program book for Scholars Day 2018. The abstract booklet is available here.

Students can participate in a number of ways:

Due to the popularity of this annual event with students, different segments of presentations are being held simultaneously in different venues on campus. Audience members are invited to choose among the different presentations to see multiple student presentations on various topics. Student research and papers can vary from studies in Biology, Business, Chemistry, English, Environmental Studies, History, Kinesiology, Legal Studies, Masters of Occupational Therapy, Mathematics, Media Arts, Nursing, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, and Religion to an audio documentary and performances by the Wesley Chamber Choir and Wesley Contemporary Ensemble.

Throughout the day, poster presentations are displayed in the College Center Lobby and portico. The posters reflect various scientific research topics and the results of other student discipline studies. During the poster session the student presenters interact and answer questions from members of the campus community and other attendees.

After the final session of presentations, a reception is held for students involved, their families and faculty mentors. The reception includes a brief program to applaud the students for their hard work and scholarly achievements on Scholars Day.

View pictures from past events:

Take a look at programs and abstract booklets from previous Scholars Days:

How to Apply

1.  See guidelines for writing abstracts.

2.  Get your mentor to proofread and approve your abstract and title.

3.  Go to this link to apply.

4. Follow the instructions to fill out ALL REQUIRED information

5. Click on SUBMIT

Please note that you will not be able to edit your application once you close the Web browser tab. Expect automatic email confirmations to ALL email addresses you provide.

Scholars Day Committee

How to Help (Volunteer)

The logistics on Scholars Day require more than a few organizers; the effort of student volunteers continues to contribute directly to the success of this event. If you would like to help set up easels for the poster presentations, hand out programs and surveys, channel visitors to the event of their choice, or generally help with other setup/take-down activities, please fill out the appropriate form below. We thank you in advance for thinking about helping.