Pam J. MacKintosh Undergraduate Research Award
Sponsored by the JABberwocky Literary Agency
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 U-M campus are eligible to participate. Projects can be in any format or medium such as a term paper, thesis, website, a documentary or an art installation. Individuals and groups from any discipline may apply.
The U-M Library offers several different awards:
- 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)
- The Outstanding First-Year Research Project Award
- The Innovation in Research and Creativity Award
- Team Award
All awards are evaluated on the strength of the applicant's personal essay, research project and bibliography, as well as a letter of support from an instructor. The Global Award, offered in the Maize and Blue categories and in the Innovation and Creativity category, will be awarded to a project with a global or international component. The Team Award is awarded to a project authored or created by more than one student.
The 2019-2020 awards are sponsored by the JABberwocky Literary Agency.
- First Place Awards: $1,000
- Second Place Awards: $500
- Third Place Awards: $250
Global Awards: $500
Outstanding First-Year Research Project Award: $500
Innovation in Research and Creativity Award: $1,000
Team Award: $2,000
• Application Deadline, April 30, 2020
• Letter of Support Deadline, May 8, 2020
• Awardees Notified by June 5, 2020
• Ceremony and Reception, mid-October, 2020
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