The Robert W. Woodruff Library is accepting Emory College student submissions for the Undergraduate Research Award. Up to three prizes of $500 each will be awarded to selected undergraduate students, one of which will be a first-year student.
“The Undergraduate Research Award will reward student work that highlights unique collections offered by the library that people may not be able to find elsewhere,” says Jennifer Doty, chair of the award committee. “This library-specific award will share student work with the larger public and call attention to the numerous resources the college libraries have to offer.”
Past winning applicants have demonstrated how they received help from subject librarians, utilized online research databases, and examined letters from archives held by Emory Libraries for their research.
Emory College undergraduates from any discipline are welcome to submit research projects of any media as long as the project was completed after March 1, 2012 for an Emory College credit course and can be publicly displayed following receipt of the Undergraduate Research Award. A panel of Emory University faculty and librarians will evaluate submissions based on the quality of research and analysis, how well they demonstrate creativity, and the use of the library’s various resources.
The deadline for applications is March 6, 2013.
Additional information and the application can be found at http://web.library.emory.edu/services/woodruff-library-undergraduate-research-award