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After a ten year run, the Libraries Student Research Prize program concluded. New forms of student research recognition are planned. Stay tuned!

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History of the Library Prize



The Libraries Student Research Prize recognized undergraduate student research papers or projects that showed excellence in library research, mastery of subject, and strong written communication skills. In addition to recognition at Lehigh, the Prize included a monetary award of up to $1,000. It was awarded annually. Submissions were accepted between December and mid-January -- watch university announcements for specific dates. View past prize-winning papers!

What was the Prize for?

Student studying Winners of the Libraries Student Research Prize enjoyed the following benefits:

  • University-wide recognition, including a feature in the university news and a reception for library prize winners.
  • Because winning the Library Prize demonstrates that you possess exceptional writing and research skills, it will strengthen your resume or graduate school application.
  • The Prize includes a generous monetary award -- up to $1,000. The amount of the monetary award is determined by the selection committee and is based on the number of prize winners and the quality of the project or paper.

More Prize History

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