Fostering a Culture of Student Scholarship

Preparing students for the world through undergraduate research and creative activities.

Scholarship is valued as a core characteristic of The Mason Graduate.

  • NCUR 2014 Presenters and faculty, Lexington, KY

    Forty Mason students presented their projects at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research
    at the University of Kentucky, April 3-5, 2014.

  • Anuraag Ravikumar (right) and his mentor, Vasiliki Ikonimidou, present his research at the Biomedical Engineering Society National Conference, Seattle, WA, October 2013

    Anuraag Ravikumar (right) and his mentor, Vasiliki Ikonimidou, presented his research at the Biomedical Engineering Society National Conference, Seattle, WA, October 2013

  • A view of the Celebration of Student Scholarship, Center for the Arts Lobby, May 6, 2014

    A view of the Celebration of Student Scholarship, Center for the Arts Lobby, May 6, 2014


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OSCAR Grant Assists in Capturing Data on the Next Generation of Mole Salamanders

OSCAR Grant Assists in Capturing Data on the Next Generation of Mole Salamanders

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Integrative Studies major Melissa (Mimi) Fuerst spent her summer working at the pool—a vernal pool near Warrenton, VA, that is. Thanks to a second grant from George Mason University’s Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR), Fuerst has been able to continue her research on mole salamanders on the Piedmont. 

Mason and OSCAR Shine at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Mason and OSCAR Shine at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Friday, August 15, 2014

When the Council on Undergraduate Research met for its 16th national conference this year in Washington, D.C., it was the culmination of months of organizing by planning committee co-chair and director of George Mason University’s Students as Scholars initiative, Bethany Usher

OSCAR Excellence Award Winner Named to Bloomberg ‘Hall of Fame’

OSCAR Excellence Award Winner Named to Bloomberg ‘Hall of Fame’

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

For School of Management accounting and finance major Inderbir Bal, April 21 was the pinnacle of his academic journey. Not only was he notified that he placed in the top five of 2,200 test takers in the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) in the Americas region, but he also heard that he won the OSCAR Student Excellence Award from George Mason University, was contacted by an anonymous employer through BAT requesting information from him and even beat his personal best on the Burke Lake Golf Course. 

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