Submissions for the 2018 Undergraduate Library Research Award are now being accepted

Author: Jenna Mrozinske


The Undergraduate Library Research Award (ULRA) is awarded to six undergraduate students whose essay submission (800–1,000 words) demonstrates excellent research skills that utilize a breadth of library resources, collections, and services for their research and creative projects.

Established in 2010 by Hesburgh Libraries and the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE), the ULRA aims to promote intellectual discovery and the advancement of lifelong learning.

Students from diverse disciplines and levels of experience are awarded a cash prize and will have their winning project, essay, and pre-recorded lightning talk preserved in CurateND.

In addition, winners are featured on the University website and a press release is distributed to each winner’s hometown. See past winners:

2017 ULRA Winners

2016 ULRA Winners

2015 ULRA Winners

The submission deadline is April 13. Guidelines and additional information can be found at


Contact: Laura Bayard, Outreach Services Librarian / (574) 631-8570

Originally published by Jenna Mrozinske at on March 16, 2018.