Student Recognition in Research

The BSS Student Research Award provides recognition and financial support to the research efforts of current BSS students. 

During the selection process, preference will be given to junior and senior standing students. However, multiple awards may be made based upon the applicant pool. Award recipients should submit documentation of paid expenses in order to receive reimbursement for travel, food, lodging, and presentation materials costs.

Dates and Deadlines

Applications for SP'16 are now closed

Please complete the following survey, submitting copies of any supporting documentation such as conference proposals or acceptance to present: http://stedwards.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cPhxyB404fRPYj3

Spring Award Cycle:
  • Faculty nominations due via email reply to call for nominations by the last day of classes of the fall semester 
  • Faculty may nominate 2 students maximum. 
  • Faculty members may not nominate on behalf of others to avoid this limit.
  • Completed applications due via the webform submission on the BSS website by 5pm on Friday of the 2nd week of classes.
  • Decisions made by Friday nearest the end of January 
  • Notification of awards via SEU email by Wednesday of first full week of February 
Fall Award Cycle: NOT ACTIVE FA'15
  • Faculty nominations due via email reply to call for nominations by Friday of the first week of classes
  • Faculty may nominate 2 students maximum
  • Faculty members may not nominate on behalf of others to avoid this limit.
  • Completed applications due via the webform submission on the BSS website by 5pm on Friday of the 4th week of classes
  • Decisions made by Friday of 5th week of classes
  • Notification of awards via SEU email by Wednesday of 6th week of classes
  • Application Requirements
Please be sure to include the following before submission:
  1. Description of completed research
  2. Include dates, sites/resources utilized, parties involved, purpose of research, conclusions, grounds for further research
  3. Long-term plans (ex: graduate school, future research, etc.)
  4. Total estimated cost for presentation of research 
  5. Conference fees, travel, food, lodging and presentation materials costs
  6. Research presentation format (ex: poster session, formal presentation, publication, etc.)