Libraries Student Research Grant

Libraries Student Research PrizeThe Libraries Student Research Prize recognizes undergraduate student research papers or projects that show excellence in library research, mastery of subject, and strong written communication skills. In addition to recognition at Lehigh, the Prize includes a monetary award of up to $1,000. It is awarded annually. Submissions are accepted between November and January, and the award recipient(s) are announced in March.

Why Should You Apply?

You’ve worked hard to produce an exceptional paper — be recognized for your efforts! Winners of the Libraries Student Research Prize will enjoy the following benefits:

  • University-wide recognition, including a feature in the university news and a reception for library prize winners.
  • Because winning the Library Prize demonstrates that you possess exceptional writing and research skills, it will strengthen your resume or graduate school application.
  • The Prize includes a generous monetary award — up to $1,000. The amount of the monetary award is determined by the selection committee and is based on the number of prize winners and the quality of the project or paper.

To be eligible:
-Must be/have been a full-time undergraduate student at the time the project is completed.
-The paper/project must be completed in 2014 as part of a Lehigh course assignment.
-Group or collaborative projects are not eligible.
-Student must agree to contribute the paper/project to the library archive.
-Student must be available to attend a reception in the spring of 2015 (exception: December grads and study abroad students).
-Presidential scholars, fifth year seniors, and senior theses are not eligible for the award.
-The project must include works cited/reference list (e.g., not just footnotes).
-Research papers/projects should be 10-30 pages not including the bibliography.

Find out more at this link.