Students

**Attention Students**

What will you do this summer?  How about research!  Summer opportunities from around the country are currently accepting applications, many due in February and March 2014.

Don't wait!

Zi Yang and Erica Gallis, Summer Celebration 2013
URSP Students Zi Yang and Erica Gallis talk at the Summer Celebration of Student Scholarship, August 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

We regularly post news, updates, pictures, and information about off-campus opportunities on Facebook and Twitter. Follow us!
"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

Undergraduate Yang Presents Two Projects at National Conference

Undergraduate Yang Presents Two Projects at National Conference

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Zi Yang, a current URSP student, was recently highlighted in an article for his NCUR presentation. Yang is a history major was accepted to present two projects at the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research, held in April in Lexington, Kentucky. To read the full article, please click here.
Students Build Personal Finance Consulting Software for Chinese Patrons

Students Build Personal Finance Consulting Software for Chinese Patrons

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Zhu and Hou research project highlighted in Mason article found here:  Students Build Personal Finance Consulting Software for Chinese Patrons. Their project was titled, “Push China under the Impact of Globalization: Building a Business Model on Personal Financial Consultancy" and was funded by OSCAR through the Undergraduate Research and Scholars Program (URSP).
Dance Student Uses OSCAR Grant for Choreography Project

Dance Student Uses OSCAR Grant for Choreography Project

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Congratulations to Hannah King on her highlighted choreography project which was featured in a recent article, Dance Student Uses OSCAR Grant for Choreography Project . Hannah was funded by OSCAR through the Fall 2013 Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URSP). Hannah and her dance group will also travel with OSCAR to the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) next week to perform her choreographed routine.

 

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