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Each year, the U-M Library conducts a research award competition to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary academic achievements of our undergraduate students. The award is given to students who demonstrate excellence in library research conducted in support of an undergraduate student project.

Undergraduate students from any University of Michigan campus are eligible to participate. Projects can be in any format or medium such as a website, a documentary or an art installation. Individuals and groups from any discipline may apply.

The U-M Library offers several awards for single-term and multi-term projects: 

  • Maize Awards for single term projects (1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place, and Global)
  • Blue Awards for multi-term projects (1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place, and Global)

 Awards are evaluated on the strength of a letter of support from an instructor and the applicants' research, personal essays and bibliographies.The "Global Award" in each the Maize and Blue categories will be awarded to a project with a global component. 

Before you submit, take time to review the following resource:

If you have questions or need help, contact libresearchaward@umich.edu

Each year, the U-M Library conducts a research award competition to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary academic achievements of our undergraduate students. The Outstanding First-Year Research Project Award is given to a first year student or group who demonstrate excellence in library research conducted in support of an undergraduate student project.

First-year undergraduate students from any University of Michigan campus are eligible to participate. Projects can be in any format or medium such as a term paper, thesis, documentary,  website, or an art installation. Individuals and groups from any discipline may apply.

Before you submit, take time to review the following resource: 

If you have questions or need help, contact libresearchaward@umich.edu
 

Each year, the U-M Library conducts a research award competition to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary academic achievements of our undergraduate students. The Innovation in Research & Creativity Award honors projects that involved creating something other than the standard term paper or thesis.

Undergraduate students from any University of Michigan campus are eligible to participate. Projects can be in any format or medium such as an art exhibit, a prototype of a product or device, a musical composition, an architectural rendering, and a wide range of other objects or outputs. This award will recognize the blending of library research or the use of library labs with a student's creative work to create something new. 

Before you submit, take time to review the following resource: 

If you have questions or need help, contact libresearchaward@umich.edu
 

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