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Undergrads – Apply for the Lang Prize!

Apply by April 5th for the 2021 Lang Prize.

The Lang Prize recognizes 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 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Winter 2021 quarters apply at


All Undergraduate Students

  • 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

First-Year Undergraduate Students

  • Any academic subject or major: one award, $150

Eligible Projects

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

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



For details on prize categories, eligibility and important dates, and the application, check out our website – or feel free to contact us at




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