Student showcasing their Snyder Book Collecting Contest entry

Snyder Book Collecting Contest

Do you have a collection that is deserving of recognition? Enter the Snyder Book Collecting Contest!

Submit your entry

Deadlines and dates

Application deadline: The 2021 contest has been cancelled. We look forward to welcoming your application next year!


Awards will be offered in both Graduate and Undergraduate divisions:

First Prize: $500
Second Prize: $350
Honorable Mention: $100

Each winner will also receive a gift card in the following amounts from contest co-sponsor Jayhawk Ink, a division of the KU Bookstore:

First Prize: $100
Second Prize: $50
Honorable Mention: $25

The first place winners in each division are eligible for the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest, which awards a top prize of $2,500.

Snyder Contacts

Media & Publicity
LeAnn Meyer

Contest Entry Information
Kristin Sederstrom

Jayhawk Ink, a division of KU Bookstore
Rachel Barnes