Students

Amanda Hanelli presents her research at the Celebration of Student Scholarship, May 5, 2015
Amanda Hanelli presenting at the Celebration of Student Scholarship, May 5, 2015

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
Important Dates for Students 2015-2016
9/18      Priority applications due for Work Study
             Research Assistantships

11/11    Spring 2016 URSP Applications Due
12/14    Fall URSP Oral Presentations
2/22      Mentoring & Student Excellence Awards
             Nominations Due

2/24      Summer 2016 URSP Applications Due
5/4        5th Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship
5/21      OSCAR 5th Year Anniversary Gala
6/1        Fall 2016 URSP Applications Due

             *USTF Applications are accepted throughout
               the year, at least one month prior to travel.

Events

May 04
May 09

BIS Program's Senior Capstone Presentations and Awards

4:30 PM
Johnson Center Third Floor Meeting Rooms A-G

May 11

URSP Proposal Writing Workshop

10:00 AM
Fenwick Library room 1014B

May 23

URSP Proposal Writing Workshop

10:00 PM
Fenwick Library room 1014B

June 01
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News

The Council on Undergraduate Research to Recognize Excellence in Undergraduate Research

The Council on Undergraduate Research to Recognize Excellence in Undergraduate Research

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

On January 22, the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) will be celebrating the achievements in undergraduate research at Allegheny College, George Mason University, and The College of New Jersey.

George Mason University Wins Award for Its ‘National Model’ of Student Research

George Mason University Wins Award for Its ‘National Model’ of Student Research

Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Council on Undergraduate Research today awarded George Mason University its 2015 Campus-wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishment. The national award recognizes George Mason’s efforts through OSCAR to expose a greater number of students to research opportunities and provide access to leading scholars outside the classroom. 

You're Invited: OSCAR's 5th Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship

You're Invited: OSCAR's 5th Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 OSCAR and the Mason community will celebrate the diversity of our undergraduate research and creative projects, and present the OSCAR Mentor Awards, at the Celebration of Student Scholarship on May 4! 

 

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