To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled undergraduates during spring 2022 at any class level and in any discipline (arts, humanities, social sciences, sciences) at the University of Georgia
  • Schedule and attend a library research conference with a UGA librarian before completion of the project. It is strongly encouraged that you allow time to incorporate the librarians’ suggestions into your research and essay.
  • Agree to contribute to a display about their research mounted for public exhibition following receipt of the award, and also agree to allow the addition of their essay to UGA’s Institutional Repository.


Complete/submit the following:

  • Meet with librarian for library research conference The Librarian will email you after your research conference with a summary that you will attach to the application form.
  • 750-1000 word (3-4 page) essay describing your research strategies and experience
  • Project reference list/bibliography (or bibliography in progress if project is not yet complete), in proper citation format (Chicago, MLA, APA, Turabian, etc.)
  • Final version of abstract (if available)

Attach all documents to completed Application Form


Application deadlines 

Essay and application materials must be received by March 14, 2023



Elizabeth White (elizabethwhite@uga.edu)
UGA Libraries Undergraduate Research Award
Miller Learning Center, Room 373
Athens, GA 30602