University of Oregon

Undergraduate Research Awards
Deadline - February 12, 2016

Undergraduate research awards posterSubmit papers, projects & theses from these terms:

  • Winter 2015

  • Spring 2015

  • Summer 2015

  • Fall 2015


UO Libraries Undergraduate Research Awards recognize students who demonstrate excellent library research skills and high-quality academic work with $1,000 - $1,500 award prizes in two categories:

1: Papers and projects from a 300 level or above course completed within a single term

2: Theses or multi-term papers and projects


  • Currently enrolled University of Oregon undergraduates or recent graduates only
  • Single-term projects must be completed for an upper division (300 - 400 level) UO credit course
  • Theses and multi-term projects must be completed prior to submission
  • Projects must be recommended by the course instructor, thesis advisor, or project advisor

Student Application

Faculty Recommendation


  • Deadline - Friday, February 12, 2016 (midnight)
  • Applications are accepted continually throughout the year.  
  • Applications are reviewed once a year by the Awards Committee (a panel of UO librarians and faculty).
  • Currently enrolled students receive awards as scholarships; recent graduates receive a cash prize award.
  • Winners and faculty sponsors are honored annually at a special event each May.



  • Authors retain the copyright to their work.
  • Winning papers are deposited in the UO digital archive, Scholars' Bank.
  • See Scholars' Bank copyright policy for more information.

Previous Winners


Funding Support

This competition is funded by the Milton C. and Barbara B. Sparks and Jon and Lisa Stine endowments, as well as gifts from Walter and Gretchen Barger

Created by jenkins on Jun 18, 2012 Last updated Nov 17, 2015
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