Students

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

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

Mason Pond and Waterways Are Test Bed for National Stormwater Monitoring Project

Mason Pond and Waterways Are Test Bed for National Stormwater Monitoring Project

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

George Mason University’s streams and retention pond are a working lab for stormwater research that could impact the rest of the state and country. 

Mason Students Are Turning Dried Blossoms into a Digital Database

Mason Students Are Turning Dried Blossoms into a Digital Database

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Plants collected over decades from across Virginia will become part of a national database that will detail how the environment has changed. George Mason is leading the project for Virginia that is expected to include about 300,000 Virginia plants. It’s the first such project for the Southeastern US.

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.

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