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2014 Application Information for Groups

All undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Washington are encouraged to submit research projects for this award. If you were part of a group project, you will submit your application files individually.  Each student will be judged individually.

Projects completed during any of the following quarters are eligible: Spring 2013, Summer 2013, Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Spring 2014.

Your project can be in any format.

All files required to be considered for the award MUST be submitted by 5:00 on May 19, 2014.  The Collect It dropbox closes at 5:00 p.m on this day. (This includes the Faculty Letter of Support.) Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Please note:  The award may affect your financial aid.  Please consult your financial aid advisor.

2014 Application Procedure for Groups

  • Each member of a group must submit their files individually to be considered for the award competition.
  • It is acceptable to use the same faculty letter if appropriate.
  • Your complete award submission includes 4 separate parts, detailed in the grid below.   All submissions should be in .pdf format, except where noted.
  • Where you should submit them is listed under "Where to Submit."
  • The deadline for their submission is 5:00 pm, May 19, 2014.
  • When you log into the Collect It dropbox you will see a list of all the files you are required to submit. You can keep track of what you have submitted in the Collect It dropbox.


File Name

Where to Submit


More Information


Application Form

Catalyst WebQ

May 19, 2014

You should complete step one (filling out the application form) well before the award deadline to allow time  to allow time to complete the application.


Research Strategies Reflective Essay

Collect It DropBox

May 19, 2014

750-1,000 words long. Most important part of Award evaluation! Please read: Essay Guidelines, the Evaluation Rubric and  Tips from previous evaluators. Submit in PDF format.


Research Project Files

Collect It DropBox

May 19, 2014

PDF, Powerpoint slides, DVD/CD, Website URL, etc.

For formats other than written please consult with the Award Committee at: libaward@u.washington.edu.


Faculty Letter of Support

email letter to: libaward@uw.edu

May 19, 2014

Faculty Letter Guidelines


Application Help