Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Awards

The Office of URSA; Graduate School; Research Office; and Faculty Affairs invite nominations for the Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Awards. These awards recognize outstanding undergraduate research mentoring by an OSU faculty member, an OSU graduate student, and an OSU postdoctoral researcher. Recipients will have direct and significant involvement with undergraduate student researchers, a demonstrable commitment to the research mentorship of undergraduate students, and a record of effectiveness and impact with respect to undergraduate student research and success. Click below to submit a nomination.

Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring by a Faculty Member Award

The Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and the Arts; the Research Office; and Faculty Affairs invite nominations for the Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring by a Faculty Member Award. This award recognizes outstanding undergraduate research mentoring by an OSU faculty member. Recipients will have direct and significant involvement with undergraduate student researchers, a demonstrable commitment to the research mentorship of undergraduate students, and a record of effectiveness and impact with respect to undergraduate student research and success.

Award Details

The recipient will receive a plaque with their name engraved on it and an award in the amount of $1,000, presented at University Day in early September. 

Eligibility

  • Nominee is a current faculty member at OSU (an employee of any faculty rank, as defined by the Office of Faculty Affairs, is eligible to apply)

Nomination Period

The nomination period begins on September 27, 2021. All nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m., April 18, 2022. Awards will be determined by May 2022. 

Submit Mentor Recommendation Here

Things to Know Before Submitting Nomination Application

Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring by a Graduate Student Award

The Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and the Arts; Faculty Affairs; and the Graduate School invite nominations for the Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring by a Graduate Student Award. This award recognizes outstanding undergraduate research mentoring by OSU graduate students. Recipients will have direct and significant involvement with undergraduate student researchers, a demonstrable commitment to the research mentorship of undergraduate students, and a record of effectiveness and impact with respect to undergraduate student research and success.  

Award Details

The recipient will receive an engraved plaque and an award in the amount of $1,000. 

Eligibility

  • Nominee is a current graduate student in a graduate degree-seeking program at Oregon State University
  • Nominee must be making satisfactory academic progress as determined by their graduate program
  • Nominee must have provided significant mentorship to undergraduate students in research-related endeavors at Oregon State University within the past three years

Nomination Period

The nomination period begins on September 27, 2021. All nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m., April 18, 2022. Awards will be determined in May 2022.

Submit Graduate Recommendation Here

Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring by a Postdoc Award

The Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and the Arts; Faculty Affairs; and the Graduate School invite nominations for the Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring by a Postdoc Award. This award recognizes outstanding undergraduate research mentoring by OSU postdocs. Recipients will have direct and significant involvement with undergraduate student researchers, a demonstrable commitment to the research mentorship of undergraduate students, and a record of effectiveness and impact with respect to undergraduate student research and success. 

Award Details

The recipient will receive a plaque with their name engraved on it and an award in the amount of $1,000. 

Eligibility

  • Nominee is a current postdoc at Oregon State University
  • Nominee must have provided significant mentorship to undergraduate students in research-related endeavors at Oregon State University within the past three years

Nomination Period

The nomination period begins on September 27, 2021. All nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m., April 18, 2022. Awards will be determined in May 2022. 

Submit Postdoc Recommendation Here

Past Recepients

Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring by a Faculty Member Award 

Siew Sun Wong (2021)

Associate Professor & Nutrition Extension Specialist

College of Public Health and Human Resources

 

Sam Logan (2020)
Assistant Professor and Director
Social Mobility Lab & Playtech Workshop

Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring by a Post-doc or Graduate Student Award

Priyadarshini Chakrabarti (2021)

Postdoctoral Scholar
College of Agricultural Sciences - Horticulture 

 

Hannah Rolston (2021)

Graduate Student
College of Engineering - Environmental Engineering

 

Sarah Gravem (2020)

Postdoctoral Scholar
College of Science - Integrative Biology