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CUNY Academic Works: Student Scholarship

Annual Student Scholarship Showcase

Students whose scholarship is accepted for the Annual Student Scholarship Showcase at Lehman College are encouraged to submit their work to Academic Works.

Students re the copyright holders of their work.

Academic Works is a permanent archive; works are not removed unless there are legal or privacy issues.

Below are Instructions for students to self-submit their work.

Prepare to Submit to Academic Works

The submission process consists of the following steps:

  • Create an Account  with your Lehman or CUNY email address if this your first time submitting content
  • Login to CUNY Academic Works  
  • Read and accept the Submission Agreement
  • Provide information about yourself and any co-authors, as well as the work
  • Upload your electronic file and associated files, if any

For each work, we recommend you have the following: (1) title, (2) brief, informative abstract, (3) descriptive keywords (max. 10), and (4) an electronic copy of the file.

File Sizes and Types

CUNY Academic Works can accept files of any type (PDFs, powerpoints, image files, etc.) and of any sizeOf course, it’s best for each file to be in the appropriate format for its content:

  • If the work is an article, chapter, or other textual work, submit it as a PDF, Rich Text Format (.rtf), or Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) file. CUNY Academic Works will convert .rtf, .doc, and .docx files to PDF and also create CUNY-branded cover pages for these works.
  • If the work is a slideshow, data set, or other kind of non-textual work, submit the file in whatever format makes the most sense for the work (e.g., PowerPoint, Excel, CSV).
  • Posters: submit as .PDF

CUNY Academic Works does not stream audio or video content, but can embed streaming content from sites like YouTube and Vimeo so users can preview the content before downloading the file.