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2018 - 2022 Award Winners



As Santa Clara University strengthens its commitment to undergraduate research, the University Library is supporting this effort by annually offering two undergraduate research awards. These awards will honor students who demonstrate exemplary research skills and creativity through the comprehensive use of library and information resources to produce a scholarly work or class project of high quality.


  • Two $1,000 awards and a certificate for the winning student(s) or group(s)


Key dates for academic year 2023-2024

  • Submission deadline: April 12, 2024

  • Winner notifications: May 5, 2024

  • Award reception: May 24, 2024 (tentative)


Award Ceremony

  • The University Librarian will present the awards in a ceremony to be held during the spring quarter.   

  • The winners (individuals or groups) will give a 10-12 minute presentation about their research projects, followed by a Q & A session.

  • A reception will follow.


Application Form

Before completing the submission form, you should read about the Eligibility Guidelines, Submission Requirements, and Evaluation Criteria by clicking on the tabs above.  



If you have any questions about the University Library Undergraduate Research Award, please contact Sophia Neuhaus, Social Sciences Librarian (