The Giovale Library Undergraduate Research Awards

Congratulations to our 2016 Winners:
Avenel Rolfsen, Emma DeLoughery, and Amy Richards!

The Giovale Library Undergraduate Research Awards recognize students producing outstanding research projects such as: papers, videos, posters, and blogs that demonstrate information literacy and the effective use of Library resources.

A judging committee comprised of faculty, students, staff and librarians will select 3 prizes:

View the judging rubric which will be used to evaluate submitted entries.


To be eligible for the 2016 Giovale Library Undergraduate Research Award you must:

Questions about eligibility should be addressed to the chair of the Library's Undergraduate Research Award Committee, Chloe Barnett at 801-832-2266 or via email at

Award Application Process

Completed application packets must be turned in by Thursday, March 31, 2016 and include:

  1. Award application cover sheet. (Cover Sheet on page 2.)
  2. A cover sheet and letter of support from your instructor. (Faculty Cover Sheet page 3.)
  3. A description and reflection upon your research process and use of library tools and resources. (Reflection Tips page 4.)
  4. A final version of the research project including a complete bibliography with citation style appropriate to your discipline. (The Writing Center has handouts if you need guidance with your bibliography).

Download an application: PDF or Word document

Deadline: Thursday, March 31, 2016, at 5:00 p.m.

You may deliver your application packet to the Circulation Desk at the Giovale Library during regular Library hours or email it to:

Applications will be retained by the Giovale Library and will not be returned.