Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is accepting nominations for the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award. This award acknowledges one outstanding undergraduate student for their accomplishments in research. The Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award includes a $500 monetary prize.


Currently enrolled UNLV undergraduate students are eligible for consideration and should be nominated by a full-time NSHE academic faculty member.

Application Process & Deadline

Students must be nominated by NSHE academic faculty to be considered. Students should provide their nominating faculty with a copy of their curriculum vitae (CV).

Nominating academic faculty are required to submit the following as part of the nomination package:

  • One-page letter of nomination describing the student's continued success in research and contribution to research at UNLV and their field of study
  • Student's curriculum vitae (CV)

Program Requirements

Awardees are expected to:

  1. Present at OUR’s Research Symposia
  2. Represent OUR in research-related events (including research poster and lightning talk presentations)