2023 University of Notre Dame Library Research Award

This annual competition awards prizes in several categories to undergraduate students who demonstrate excellence in library research skills by using a breadth of library resources for their research projects, course assignments, and creative endeavors.

All undergraduate students who are currently enrolled at Notre Dame are invited to submit a brief essay about how they used library resources for a project or assignment completed during summer 2022, fall 2022, or spring 2023.

Submission Deadline

Sunday, May 14, at 11:59pm (EDT)

Award Categories and Prizes

First Year Student
1st Place – $500
2nd Place – $250

Sophomore, Junior or Senior
1st Place – $500
2nd Place – $250

Capstone Project or Senior Thesis
1st Place – $1,000
2nd Place – $500

Group Project
1st Place – $1,000
(The award will be divided equally among group members)

Past Winners

View past award winners in the Winners Circle on the award website or read about recent winners who were featured in Notre Dame News.