OURS Discovery Award
Discovery Awards recognize one UAA undergraduate student each year who exemplifies overall academic excellence that must include exceptional achievement in research or creative activities with a $2,000 cash prize.
Deadline: Students are nominated for this award on a year-round basis. Nominations received by February 28 will be considered for this year's award. Applications received after the committee meeting will be considered for the following academic year.
Online Nomination Process
Students cannot apply for this award. Completed nominations should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Requirements for nominees:
Eligibility: Nominee must be admitted to UAA as an undergraduate degree-seeking student and having junior or senior standing.
Required information: Nominations must include:
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Previous Discovery Award Winners
2010-2011 Tessa Kara (BS Mechanical Engineering)
2009-2010 Amy Voss (BA Languages), Stephen Wolfe (BS Natural Sciences), Amy Ellerbe (BA Psychology)
2007-2008 Mindy Graham (BS Chemistry)
2005-2006 G. Matthew Snodgrass (BA Justice)
2004-2005 Randy Tedor (BS Interdisciplinary Studies)
2003-2004 Laura Gardner (BS Psychology)
2002-2003 Meghan Aube (BM Music Performance)