April 12, 2017


OSCAR Awards


OSCAR Excellence Awards Nominations (mentors and students)

Eligibility Faculty/Staff

All current Mason community members who have served as mentors of undergraduate student scholars are eligible. These may include tenure-line faculty, term faculty, adjunct faculty, post-docs, staff, and/or graduate students. OSCAR values the wealth of diverse mentoring styles at Mason and encourages nominations from all disciplines. At least one award will be reserved for graduate students or post-docs who mentor undergraduate students, and nominees will be evaluated in the context of their academic program and position.

Eligibility Student

All current Mason students are eligible. OSCAR values the diverse projects that the students have participated in and the impact of their scholarship..


  • Nominations can be made by Mason students (current, former, or alumni), faculty (including department chairs and administrators), and staff.
  • If you are interested in nominating an outstanding mentor, complete the nomination form below.
  • Nominations must be submitted by March 10, 2023

Award Timeline

03/10/23 - Deadline for nominations
03/14/23 - Call for award application portfolios
03/28/23 - Application portfolios due
05/09/23 - Award winners announced at the Celebration for Student Scholarship