Larrie and Bobbi Weil Undergraduate Research Award

The Larrie and Bobbi Weil Undergraduate Research Award recognizes a student research paper that demonstrates depth, breadth, and thoughtful command of library resources. The winning student receives an award at Honors Convocation and $500. The winning paper is placed in the SMU Archives and SMU Scholar and may be published in the SMU Journal of Undergraduate Research.


  • Only faculty members may nominate student papers.
  • Students must be currently registered undergraduates at the time of receiving the award.
  • Any papers from a course, program or project from the previous calendar year are eligible.
  • Papers must be written in English and have one author.

Nomination Process

  • Use the Weil Award Committee Reviewer’s Guide to select student papers that demonstrate excellent use of library resources.
  • Notify each student of your intent to nominate their paper.
  • Nomination deadline: March 1

Submit nomination