Research Office


If you are submitting an application after april 24, you will be considered for the research scholar designation but you may not receive your medal prior to graduation!

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 a mentor approved by the Research Office, in addition to fulfilling the required courses for your degree or major.
  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 24, 2024, to receive this medal for Spring graduation. Any products/papers/reports related to the work must be sent in no later than May 1.

If you have any questions regarding this form, please send us an email at

UT Research Scholar Application
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Which semester do you plan to graduate? *
What types of presentations were these (check all that apply) *
What are you plans after graduating from Utah Tech?