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Library Undergraduate Research Award: Eligibility Guidelines

2018 - 2021 Award Winners


Who is Eligible for the Award

To be eligible for the competition:

  • You must be an upper division student (Junior or Senior)


  • Students should be enrolled as an undergraduate student (at least part-time) at Santa Clara University at the time of the award. Students who have graduated are not eligible.


  • Students should have completed a research project for a credit course at SCU during the Spring, Summer or Fall terms of 2023 or the Winter term of 2024. Revising and improving a previously submitted and graded research project is allowed and encouraged.


  • A project may be in any format or medium (as long as it involves research) such as a research paper, multimedia presentation, web site, fieldwork report, laboratory research project, etc.


  • Individual and group projects are eligible.


  • Winning students agree to contribute their papers or projects to the Scholar Commons repository at Santa Clara University.

Not Eligible for the Award

  • Papers with a faculty co-author
  • Papers created as part of a paid research position

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