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URSP Student and OSCAR Fellow Jessica Magnotti shares her research at the Celebration of Student Scholarship in May 2013
URSP Student and OSCAR Fellow Jessica Magnotti shares her research at the Celebration of Student Scholarship, May 2013

The Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR) is the home of Students as Scholars, and is located in Johnson Center, room 246. 
 
The Mason Graduate is an engaged citizen, a well-rounded scholar, and is prepared to act. Participating in undergraduate research and creative activities prepares you for the world in all these areas. 


OSCAR supports students by:

  • helping them find a project and mentor
  • funding undergraduate research and creative projects
  • providing student travel grants
  • supporting interdisciplinary courses
  • hosting the Celebration of Scholarship
  • sharing information about undergraduate research opportunities

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"Regardless of what you end up finding
out, there is so much that you learn from
just trying to do research." - Daniel Bond URSP Awardee, Spring 2012

News

GMU's Student Chapter of the ASCE raced their concrete canoe at the ASCE competition in April 2015

GMU's Student Chapter of the ASCE raced their concrete canoe at the ASCE competition in April 2015

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Concrete Canoe Team designed, built, and raced their concrete canoe at the ASCE regional competition.

Record number of Fulbright awards highlight Mason’s global diversity efforts

Record number of Fulbright awards highlight Mason’s global diversity efforts

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

George Mason University students won a record number of prestigious Fulbright Awards this year. Nine winners came from colleges ranging from science to conflict analysis and resolution. Two grants are for pure research while seven are for English Teaching Assistants. In addition, Mason’s Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR) has boosted undergraduate research at Mason, increasing the likelihood of students winning Fulbright research/study grants, said LaNitra Berger, director of the Office of Fellowships in Mason’s Honors College.

International award opportunity - The Undergraduate Awards

International award opportunity - The Undergraduate Awards

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

OSCAR is thrilled to tell you about an amazing new opportunity to have your scholarly work internationally recognized.  George Mason University has recently become affiliated with The Undergraduate Awards.  The Undergraduate Awards runs the world's only pan disciplinary academic awards program.  This spring Mason joined this international network of innovative universities, who are identifying and encouraging the best undergraduate research around the world. APPLICATION deadline now extended to June 16.

 
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