The Seventh 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. Please talk with financial aid office on your campus if you have concerns.
Dates to Remember
Applications and materials due: Sunday, 2/2/2020, 11:59pm
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