PLEASE NOTE – IF YOU ARE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION AFTER APRIL 22, YOU WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THE RESEARCH SCHOLAR DESIGNATION BUT YOU MAY NOT RECEIVE YOUR MEDAL PRIOR TO GRADUATION!
Please fill out the application below to be eligible for the Research Scholar designation and Graduation Medal. To qualify for this Research Scholar designation, you must have completed the following requirements before graduation:
1. Complete at least two semesters of independent research under the advisement of a UT faculty mentor (or mentor approved by the Research Office).
2. Present your work in any form (oral, poster, exhibit, performance, etc) at any conference or other public venue.
You must email a copy of your presentation with your application.
3. A “product”, in the form of a formal written paper, report, publication. You must email a copy of your product with your application (the “product” cannot be a duplicate of your presentation – it must be a standalone document, though likely related to content of your presentation)
4. Must apply in your final academic year leading up to graduating with a Bachelors degree (B.S., B.A., B.A.S). Note: Students graduating any semester are eligible, but applications are currently reviewed annually in late-April or early-May. Note: Associates- and Masters-level graduates are not eligible for this award.
The deadline to submit an application is April 22, 2022, to receive this medal for Spring graduation. Any products/papers/reports related to the work must be sent in no later than May 2.
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