The Sixth Annual Library Undergraduate Research Award(LURA) recognizes students who demonstrate exemplary research and scholarship, including remarkable skill and creativity in the use of library and information resources.
There are 7 award categories:
Music (funded through the endowment of John Laurence Seymour) ($500)
Data visualization ($500)
Group ($1000, divided among members)
Awards will be given in each category only if merited. The award will be given as a cash prize, and may affect your financial aid. Talk with financial aid officers on your campus if you have concerns.
All students enrolled at any of the undergraduate Claremont Colleges during the project completion date requirements listed below are eligible
The research project must have:
utilized library resources, services and/or staff
been undertaken as part of a course or as faculty-sponsored non-course research offered at the Claremont Colleges
been completed between summer 2018 - spring 2019
Research projects may be in any format or medium
Written projects should be submitted as a single PDF document (combine all elements
Other projects: digital projects, performances, etc. can be submitted as a link or attachment in the application form
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered
Individuals and groups must agree to confer a limited license to the Claremont Colleges Library and to Scholarship@Claremont in order to publish and make both the reflective essays and research projects publicly available on the library website unless it is part of a faculty research project, and then a temporary embargo may be granted.
Award winners agree to attend the award ceremony with their faculty sponsor to present their projects
Award winners agree to present a Reflective Topic Concept Map of their research project at the awards ceremony