Lang Prize FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
- The instructor of the class for whom the work was prepared.
- The principal investigator for the research project.
Yes, provided the course was taken for credit, within the most recent four quarters — current winter; previous fall, summer or spring — including study abroad. See the Eligibility section of the How to Apply page for more information.
The work you submit must be complete. We will accept a literature review if it was developed as a stand-alone project for a class.
Please review the Lang Prize scoring rubric, and choose the project you think best meets the criteria on which the entries will be judged.
You may submit only one project of which you are the primary creator, however you may be listed as a team member on other projects in which you participated.
Yes! There are many ways to find and access library resources, and it is not necessary to have consulted a librarian to be eligible for this prize.
Yes, if you meet all of the criteria for eligibility. See Eligibility section on website.
No, but your work must have been completed within the last four quarters. See Eligibility section on website.
No, the review should focus on the work submitted, not the individual creators.
Yes. It is common for an instructor to be a co-creator of works submitted for publication.
No. Only the requested materials will be considered.
Yes, as long as you retain the copyright, as winning submissions will be published on eScholarship.
Yes, please work with your faculty sponsor to be sure the Instructor Review portion of the application is completed.