**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


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Hiring OSCAR Graduate Professional Assistant

Hiring OSCAR Graduate Professional Assistant

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

OSCAR offers a full-time Mason graduate student the opportunity to work as graduate professional assistant (GPA) for the 2014-2015 academic year, with the potential for extension into the summer and following academic year*.

Sabana Grande Phase II: Water Storage and Distribution Report

Sabana Grande Phase II: Water Storage and Distribution Report

The Engineers for International Development (EfID) of George Mason University traveled to Sabana Grande, Nicaragua on May 19, 2014 to implement Phase II of the Sabana Grande project: Water Storage and Distribution. In addition to fundraisers, EfID had local and Mason donors, such as Mason Provost, OSCAR, The Civil Engineering Institute, and Fairfax County. 

USTF Students Present Their Work at the ASAIO 60th Annual Conference

USTF Students Present Their Work at the ASAIO 60th Annual Conference

Bioengineering students Katrina Nguyen and Alaa Alhussein present their research on Nanofiber Manufacturing Device for Stem Cell Studies at the The American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 60th Annual Conference in Washington, DC. The student's participation was funded through OSCAR's Undergraduate Student Travel Fund (USTF).


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