UO Libraries Undergraduate Research Awards

Undergraduate Research Awards

5 2013 award winners

Submit Your Winter and Spring Term Class 2015 Papers or Projects


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

Application Web Form

Abstract (100-150 words)

Final research paper or project

Bibliography or References

Library Research Strategies & Personal Scholarly Growth Essay


Faculty Support

Recommendation Web Form


  • Applications are reviewed once a year by the Awards Committee (a panel of UO librarians and faculty)
  • Currently enrolled students receive awards as scholarships (applied directly to the UO billing account) while recent graduates receive a cash prize award (team awards are divided equally)
  • Winners and faculty sponsors are honored annually at a special event


Questions regarding eligibility or the application process should be directed to libaward (at) uoregon (dot) edu or sent to:

Undergraduate Research Awards Committee
UO Libraries
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon 97403-1299

Previous Winners



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 Apr 1, 2015