The pay rate for these Federal Work Study Research Assistantships is $10.00/hour.
There is no cost to the faculty member or department, as OSCAR and the Office of Financial Aid are sharing the expense.
Faculty members can assign graduate students or experienced undergraduate students to serve as mentors for the OSCAR Undergraduate Research Assistant.
Faculty will be asked to assess the student's skills, through interviews and observation, on the Students as Scholars Rubric at least twice during the semester.
Positions have the potential to be extended for multiple semesters. Students who develop a new research idea from the assistantship may apply for the URSP in the future. Students are also eligible to apply for the USTF if they are an author of a project presented at a conference or other appropriate scholarly event.