April 28, 2017

Upcoming Events

OSCAR Seminars Fall 2023

Proposal Writing Workshops 

 Date Time Register
September 13, 2023 2:00-3:00 pm (Zoom) Register here
October 4, 2023 5:00-6:00 pm (JC228, Zoom option available) Register here


Join us to find out more about the Undergrad Research Scholars Program. URSP is designed to give undergraduates an authentic research, creative, or scholarly experience under the guidance of a mentor.             

You can sign up for appointments on Navigate Mason or email Dr.Lee with any questions.

Drop-in Hours with OSCAR Peer Leaders
Monday 9am-10:30am, 1:30pm-4:00pm
Tuesday 10am-4:00pm
Wednesday 9am-2:45pm
Thursday 9am-4:30pm
Friday 11:30am-4:30pm
OSCAR Office, Johnson Center 228


 Funding Options Traditional Intensive
Student allocation up to $1,000 $5,000
Materials and/or supplies $0 $500
Mentor allocation $500 $500

Student allocation - Supplies for your project and development funds (see below). Summer projects may choose to take all or part of this in the form of a fellowship payment. **It is recommended that Summer URSP student allocations be entirely stipend**

Materials and/or supplies - money to be used for state-approved purchases related to the project. View the list of unallowable purchases on the Fiscal Services website. Supply purchases must be made within the project semester; unused supply money will remain with OSCAR.

Mentor allocation - Money for the mentor to use either to make purchases related to the project or for professional development. The mentor will have access to these funds at the beginning of the project semester and has until the end of the fiscal year to utilize them. Unused mentor funds will remain with OSCAR.


Traditional URSP Intensive URSP
Available Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters Available Summer semester only
Up to $1,500 total award $5,000 total award
Approximately 144 hours spent on the project Approximately 360 hours spent on the project
Enroll in UNIV 495 (0 or 1 credit, meets weekly)* Attend development seminars June-August

*During the Fall and Spring semesters, URSP recipients are required to enroll in UNIV 495.

Application Website 

Applicant Guidelines


How to Apply


Frequently Asked Questions