Morrill Scholarship Essay Prompt 2015 Calendar

Study Skills Advising and Resources

Individualized Study Skills Advising

Schedule to meet with a Tutoring Program staff member for individualized study skills advising. Our staff will document your visit, assess your needs, make recommendations for areas of improvement, help develop a study skills action plan, and provide referrals when necessary.

Study Skills Work-shops

Our staff has developed interactive workshops covering a variety of topics including Learning Styles, Time Management, Note-taking, Reading Skills, and Test Taking Strategies. 

To establish an appointment for individualized study skills advising, or arrange a study skills workshop, please contact our office via e-mail at

Study Skills Resources

Learning Styles Inventories
Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire, North Carolina State University
The VARK Questionnaire, A guide to Learning Styles

Time Management
2015 – 2016 Semester Calendar
ODI Tutoring Program “To DO” List

Reading and Note-taking
Reading and Note-taking Strategies for Success
Textbook Reading: The SQ3R Method
10 Steps for Taking Good Lecture Notes
The Cornell Method of Note-taking

Test Taking
5 Day Test Prep Plan
Test Taking Strategies: Before, during, and after the test
Test Taking Strategies: Multiple Choice & True/False Questions
Test Taking Strategies: Essay Questions
Math Test Taking Strategies

Study Skills Videos
Academic Success Videos, Dartmouth College

University Resources
Buckeye OnPACE
Committee on Academic Misconduct
Counseling and Consultation Services
Student Wellness Center
Younkin Success Center

Morrill Awards

The Morrill Award honors West Lafayette campus faculty at the rank of professor for outstanding career achievements. Candidates will have excelled at all facets of the professoriate and will have demonstrated synergies between their roles as teachers, scholars and their engagement mission, as evidenced by the impact or potential impact of their work on society.

The Morrill Award comes with a cash award or discretionary allocation of $30,000. Winners may use funds to support up to two months of summer salary.

The call out for the Morrill Award will be first week of January and the nominations will be due Late February. Winners will be announced at the Faculty Awards Convocation held in May. To apply for the current nomination, please click here.

Nominations must include:

  • A summary (not to exceed three pages) of the nominee’s career accomplishments in teaching, research and engagement, as well as the synergies among these three aspects of the nominee’s achievements.
  • The nominee’s current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of support. A nomination letter counts as one of the three letters.

Please direct questions to Peter Hollenbeck ( or Angie Schutz (, Office of the Provost.

Nomination information and supporting materials should be emailed to Angie Schutz.

Morrill Award Winners

To view a list of past Morrill award winners, click here.

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