Though the UIS Campus closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Brookens Library Undergraduate Research Award is still being offered.
Deadlines and Important Dates
Application Materials Checklist
Undergraduate research, scholarly and creative activities are foundational components of a complete liberal arts education. With this in mind, Brookens Library and the Friends of Brookens Library are pleased to announce the sixth annual Undergraduate Library Research Award.
This award was created to recognize and reward UIS undergraduate students whose academic work incorporates the use of Brookens Library’s collections and services and demonstrates exceptional information literacy skills. In addition to recognition at UIS, the award includes a monetary prize generously sponsored by the Friends of Brookens Library:
How to Apply
Application for the Brookens Library Undergraduate Research Award is a Two-step Process:
Step 1) Fill out the online application form here: https://uofi.uis.edu/fb/sec/1048711
Step 2) One of the Brookens Librarians will contact you to arrange for you to electronically submit your materials using Box.com
Respectfully, we request that you do not send in your project materials until instructed to do so.
The Brookens Library Undergraduate Research Award is open to undergraduate students enrolled at University of Illinois Springfield in any academic level for the current academic year.
A committee comprised of librarians and UIS faculty members from different disciplines will judge all submissions using the following criteria:
The scoring rubric that will be used for judging can be found here:
2019 1st Place Winners: Conor McKenzie and Payton Raso
2019 2nd Place Winner: Heba Qazi
2019 3rd Place Winners: Alan Huebschen and Robert Stockwell