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To be eligible, applicants must:
Be currently enrolled, full-time UCLA undergraduates at any class level and in any discipline. Graduate students and post-baccalaureates are not eligible.
Have completed a research paper or project for a credit course at UCLA during the previous three academic quarters, including study abroad and, if applicable, summer session.
Agree to provide the research paper or project and/or the reflective essay for public display in the UCLA Library and/or online.
Agree to attend the reception in the Powell Library Building when the winners will be honored.
If you’ve ever been employed or currently employed at UCLA, your research paper must be unrelated to work performed during your employment.
Further details are available in the FAQs.
Note: Prize/Award payments to non-US residents are generally subject to 30% federal tax.