The UOWGS is devoted to helping students in the sciences achieve career success. All awards are open to applicants of any gender, except the Sara J. Staggs award, where female applicants are preferred. We are offering the following awards in 2015:
Applications are due to the UOWGS Mailbox in the Chemistry Department Office (91 Kla) by 3pm on May 4th.
The UOWGS Travel Award is a $300 award to help defray the cost of presenting either a talk or a poster at a conference. It is awarded to two graduate students per year and is open to UOWGS members.
The UOWGS Parenting Award is a $1200 award intended to assist parents in raising a child while meeting the high demands of a graduate program in the sciences. One student per year will receive this award. Preference will be given to single parents and parents of children under 5 years of age.
The Sara J. Staggs Undergraduate Award, named in honor of our founder, is intended to assist undergraduates in their transition from undergraduate to graduate education. Preference will be given to female undergraduates. The award is $300.
The UOWGS Undergraduate Summer Research Award is a $500 award offered to students wishing to gain research experience in order to advance their scientific development. Two UO undergraduates (or recent graduates) planning on working in a lab for the summer will be awarded the scholarship.
Sara Staggs Award:
Undergraduate Summer Research Award: