Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

The Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research/Dean Keith Simonton Prize: Student Award 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  April 12, 2017.  

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Each year up to two graduating seniors who have completed outstanding research, scholarship or creative activity tied to any academic subject while at UC Davis are awarded the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research. The award will be announced and a special plaque and $500 will be awarded at the Chancellor's Award Reception in June.

FAQ's for Undergraduates:  CLICK HERE for download.

Information Sessions: 

Students interested in submitting an application should consider attending an information session. We will discuss the application process and successful application strategies, answer questions and provide individual guidance.

For dates, times, and locations of information sessions, please check the calendar here

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research - Faculty Award

The Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research: Faculty Award 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  April 12, 2017.  

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This annual award was instituted in 1994 as a way to emphasize the importance and visibility of the faculty’s contribution to the excellent mentoring of, and advocacy for, undergraduate research. The successful candidate must be exceptional for his/her contribution to the education of undergraduates in research.  The award will be announced and a special plaque and $500 will be awarded at the Chancellor's Award Reception in June.

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research - Postdoc & Graduate Student Award

The Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research: Postdoc and Graduate Student Award 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  April 12, 2017. 

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This annual award was instituted in 2015 as a way to recognize the critical contributions of individuals at the trainee level to the excellent mentoring of, and advocacy for, undergraduate research. The successful candidate must be exceptional for his/her contribution to the education of undergraduates in research. The award will be announced and a special plaque and $500 will be awarded at the Chancellor's Award Reception in June.

FAQ's For Mentoring Undergraduate Research: CLICK HERE for download.