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

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

Faculty Information

All applications must include a letter of support from an instructor of the course for which the project was completed. 

Support Letter

The support letter should meet the following requirements:

  1. One to two pages long
  2. Address whether you consider the project's use of library resources to be exemplary in comparison to projects from other students
  3. Address whether the research strategy and choice of research tools were appropriate
  4. Describe the requirements of the assignment or project and address the extent to which the project met those requirements.

The support letter from the faculty member or instructor should be completed and given to the student applying for the award as part of their submission materials.