Library Undergraduate Research Award
Library Undergraduate Research Awards - Apply Now - Deadline February 10, 2014
Submit Class Papers, Projects, & Theses
- The Award recognizes undergraduate students who demonstrate the excellent use of library resources & services
- Awards are usually given for $1,000 - $1,500. The number of awards may vary.
- Applications are accepted at any time until February 10, 2014 (5:00 pm) deadline.
- The Awards are offered in two categories
- Category 1: Papers and projects from a 300 level or above course and completed within a single term.
- Category 2: Theses or multi-term papers and projects.
- Individuals must be currently enrolled University of Oregon undergraduates or recent graduates.
- Eligible projects must have been completed for an upper division (300 - 400 level) UO credit course.
- Projects must be completed during Winter 2013, Spring 2013, Summer 2013, or Fall term 2013.
- Projects must be recommended by the course instructor.
- Appllicants agree to contribute their projects to the UO Libraries digital repository, Scholars' Bank
Send your application documents as a pdf to: email@example.com
- Application Checklist: Single Term / Thesis/Multi-Term
- Application: Single Term / Thesis/Multi-Term
- Abstract (100-150 words)
- Research paper or project (final version)
- Essay on Library Research Strategies & Personal Scholarly Growth
Instructor Recommendation Form and Letter (submitted by instructor)
- Send your application documents or questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you have a project that can not be sent electronically, send it to:
Undergraduate Research Awards Committee
c/o Library Administration
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon 97403-1299
- For currently enrolled students, awards are given as scholarships, with funds applied directly to the UO billing account.
- If the recipient has already graduated, the award is given as a cash prize. Team awards are divided equally among all members.
- Depending on the recipient's enrollment status and income, the Undergraduate Research Award may be reportable as taxable income.
- Applications are evaluated by a panel of UO librarians and faculty
- Awards are announced in the late winter term.
- Recipients and faculty sponsors are honored at a special event in April.
The Undergraduate Research Awards are made possible by endowments established through the generous support of Milton C. and Barbara B. Sparks and Jon and Lisa Stine, as well as gifts from Walter and Gretchen Barger.