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UK Libraries Dean's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Scholarship: Home

This research guide provides information about the UK Libraries Dean's Award, including timeline, eligibility, evaluation, and other requirements.


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The application period for 2019 will open in January - stay tuned!

The University of Kentucky Libraries established the UK Libraries Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Scholarship beginning in the academic year 2016-2017. The purpose of the award is to recognize and celebrate exceptional, original scholarship and research by University of Kentucky undergraduates whose research projects make substantive and creative use of the UK Libraries’ collections, services, and resources. 

The award will present a $1,000 prize and winners will be recognized during university programs. In order to fully understand the application process, click on each tab (heading) above and read through the entire process before beginning. Each tab contains unique information that describes how to successfully complete the application process. If you need additional assistance or have questions, please contact the Selection Committee chair.


2018-2019 Selection Committee

Jaime Marie Burton, chair
Courtney Bartlett
Laura Hall
Marsha Seamans
Carol Street