Applications for the 2018 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research are now closed. Winners will be announced soon.
All of the following are required in your application:
- Your library use statement describing your research process: specifically, the methods and strategies you learned or developed to access the information you needed for your work. Please use this template.
- A final or near-final version of the project. If the project is a paper, it must be written in 12 point Times New Roman font, double-spaced, with 1 inch margins. Exceptions will be made for papers produced using LaTeX or other discipline-specific formats. If the project is in a format that cannot be submitted electronically, such as an architectural model, CD, or DVD, please include a detailed description of the project. If the project is on the Web, please submit the URL on the application form. Please email email@example.com if you have any questions.
- A bibliography in a recognized style. Tips on the bibliography's format and contents are available online.
- A letter of support from the UCLA instructor for whose class the research paper or project was completed. See below for details.
Instructions for the faculty letter of support:
Applicants should ask the instructor of the UCLA course for whose class the research paper or project was completed to write a letter of support. The letter should address 1) how the student or group’s use of the UCLA Library or other resources contributed to an exceptional research paper or project 2) the content and quality of the paper, especially the appropriate and thorough use of research materials. This letter is essential for our judges to evaluate disciplinary projects. Instructors must email the letter to firstname.lastname@example.org (April 2, 2018).
Note: The selection committee will not solicit letters of support from instructors or send reminders. It is the applicant's responsibility to make sure that his or her application package is complete.