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Undergrads — Apply for the Lang Prize!

Win up to $1,000 for a project completed using library services

Apply by April 3 for the 2023 Lang Prize. The Lang Prize recognizes undergraduate students who make exceptional use of library resources, services, or expertise for a class project. If you’ve completed a research project for a class during Spring 2022, Summer 2022, Fall 2022, or Winter 2023 quarters, apply at


  • Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences: first prize, $1000; second prize, $750; third prize, $500
  • Science, Engineering & Mathematics: first prize, $1000; second prize, $750; third prize $500

Eligible Projects

  • Honors Theses
  • Research Papers
  • Software programs
  • Art, music, and more

A bequest from UC Davis Professor Emerita of botany professor Norma J. Lang funds the prize, which raises awareness and interest among undergraduate students of the many ways the UC Davis Library can support their academic success.

Learn More

For details on prize categories, eligibility, important dates and the application, visit the Student Lang Prize section of the library website, or email us at




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