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2014-15 UOWGS Award Information

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.

UOWGS Travel Award

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.

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Travel Award Application

Travel Award Recommendation Form

UOWGS Parenting Award

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.

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Parenting Award Application

Parenting Award Recommendation Form

UOWGS Sara J. Staggs Undergraduate Transition Award

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.

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SJS Award Application

SJS Award Recommendation Form

UOWGS Undergraduate Summer Research Award

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.

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Summer Award Application

Summer Award Recommendation Form

Last year's winners
Congratulations to recipients of the 2014 UOWGS Awards.

Travel Award:
Kara Nell
Samantha Sommers

Parenting Award:
Ryan Hansen

Sara Staggs Award:
Lindsay Guzman

Undergraduate Summer Research Award:
Megan Brunn
Deborah Wang