The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award aims to stimulate interest in research involvement at the undergraduate level and recognizes undergraduate students who demonstrate and exemplify excellence in research.
Each year, OUR identifies and honors one undergraduate student researcher with a monetary prize of $500 and a plaque acknowledging the award.
Successful submissions are expected to clearly demonstrate outstanding contributions to research by an undergraduate student during the calendar year.
All current and enrolled UNLV undergraduate students are eligible for considerations.
All nominations must be submitted online by an academic or administrative faculty.
Nominating faculty are required to submit the following as part of the nomination package:
One-page letter of nomination describing the student’s involvement in undergraduate research process, their continued success in research and contribution to research at UNLV and to their field, and evidence of quality of the research through professional conference presentations, publications, external research funding and/or awards, and performance or exhibitions, etc.
A current copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae (CV)