The Graduate School invites your program’s participation in a campus-based competition for selection of OSU’s nominee for the 2012-13 WAGS/UMI Innovation in Technology Award.
This award recognizes distinguished scholarly achievement at the master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation level for the development of an innovative technology and its utilization for the creative solution of a major problem. A nominee must have earned the master’s or doctoral degree within the period of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.
This prestigious regional competition is an important opportunity for OSU to showcase technological innovation and creativity by our graduate students to institutions throughout the western region and to celebrate our success. We encourage you to take the time to prepare a nomination.
OSU AWARDS AND RECOGNITION: Each nominee will receive a certificate of accomplishment from the Graduate School to recognize the nominee’s scholarly achievement at the master’s level within his/her graduate program. The Graduate School will provide a cash award of $500 to the student selected as OSU’s nominee for the Western Association of Graduate Schools/UMI Innovation in Technology Award. In addition, the Graduate School will award $500 to the graduate department/program that submits the thesis selected as OSU’s nominee for the Western Association of Graduate Schools/UMI Innovation in Technology Award.
PROCEDURES: Each graduate program may submit only one nomination for consideration. Graduate programs must provide in one electronic PDF file items b, c and d as reflected in the attached WAGS/UMI guidelines. Please refer to the full announcement for complete details.
NOMINATION DEADLINE: To facilitate the internal selection process, please submit all nomination materials to the Graduate School by 5:00 p.m., Monday, July 9, 2011 to the following e-mail address: Graduate.Scholarships@oregonstate.edu.