Library Prize for Undergraduate Research
The Library Prize for Undergraduate Research recognizes and honors excellence in undergraduate research at UCLA. If you are a current UCLA undergraduate student and can answer "yes" to the questions below, your paper or project may be just what the selection committee is looking for!
- Did you or your team use the UCLA Library collections for a research project you completed for a course in the last twelve months?
- Did your use of library collections and services help you to increase the scope, depth, and significance of what you learned?
- Did your skills as a researcher grow because of your use of library collections?
- Did pursuing your use of library collections inform and strengthen other types of research you performed?
The application deadline for the 2014 prize is Friday, March 14.
Prizes will be available in the following categories. More categories may be added in the coming weeks.
- Best minor projects* in the Sciences, Social Sciences, and Arts and Humanities: three prizes of $250 each
- Best major projects* in the Sciences, Social Sciences, and Arts and Humanities: three prizes of $450 each
- Best project (major or minor) incorporating resources from the UCLA Library Special Collections: one prize of $350
- Best project (major or minor) on music after 1900 or film music: one prize of $350 (funded by the Hugo and Christine Davise Fund for Contemporary Music, UCLA Music Library)
* For an explanation of major and minor projects, see our FAQ.
The award ceremony will be held on Wednesday, April 30, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Powell Library Building. Reservations are requested by Friday, April 18 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 310.206.8526.