Library Research Award

Now Accepting Entries for the 2013-2014 Award.

Deadline for entries:  11.59 pm Friday, May 2nd, 2014

How can you find out everything you need to know to enter

the 2013-14 Library Research Award scholarship contest?

Visit our dedicated Library Research Award page for:

  • A complete list of rules
  • A complete set of FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
  • Links to download all required forms

If you have any questions not answered by the rules or by the FAQs, please ask a CCSF librarian or email the award coordinator:

Daniel Bradford (

Another resource person:  Korey Brunetti, Instructional Librarian, Ocean Campus (

May 26, 2011:  Aminatou Dabokemp was the winner of the 2011 Library Research Award.  Ami wrote her paper for Profesor Lillian Duck-Marrujo's U.S. History class.  Ami received a $200 scholarship as part of her award, in addition to a letter of congratulations and a certificate of achievement.  Attendees at the ceremony were (from left to right):  Library Department Chair Charles Fracchia, Library Coordinator of Instruction Wendy Owens, LRA winner Aminatou Dabokemp, Professor Lillian Duck-Marrujo, and LRA Coordinator Daniel Bradford. Read her paper, "Reflecting on Expanding Horizons."

Photo of Library Research Award Winner and CCSF faculty.

What is the Award?

The CCSF Library Research Award recognizes excellence in student research and information competency skills and the process of inquiry in using the library, its resources, and collections. A review committee of teachers and librarians will award the winning student a $200.00 cash scholarship prize.

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible to win, applicants must:

•Be a currently registered CCSF student with a minimum of 6 credit hours
•Have completed a research paper/project for a credit course at CCSF during the current academic year of application (example:  for the 2014 award, paper/project should be completed during the Summer 2013, Fall 2013 or Spring 2014 semester)