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Emerita/Emeritus Society Undergraduate Research Award


$500 Awards for Undergraduates

The WSU Emerita/Emeritus Society is pleased to announce the 2024 Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award!

Undergraduate students who submit an abstract for SURCA (Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities) are eligible to apply for an Emerita/Emeritus Society Undergraduate Research Award. This year, the WSU Emerita/Emeritus Society will grant five awards of $500 for undergraduate achievement, one each in the following areas:

  • arts, humanities, and creative activities
  • physical sciences and mathematics
  • biosciences
  • social, economic, and behavioral sciences
  • engineering and applied science.

The awards will recognize significant individual contributions to research and outstanding creative and scholarly achievements by WSU undergraduate students.  For group-based projects, only the team member who has contributed most significantly to the research project should apply. Applicants can complete the application below.

Note: It is required to submit a project to the 2024 Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) to qualify for the Undergraduate Research Award.