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Library Undergraduate Research Award

Banner image that says Library Undergraduate Research Award. There are multi colored circles on the right hand side, with two images in circles, the two different winners from 2023: Cassie Blake, Avery Munn, Samantha Rojas, & Maren Rule and Aashna Nilawar


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 Dean of the Library will present the awards at a ceremony 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.