Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, & Research (OSCAR)

Students as Scholars, through the Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR), is Mason's award-winning undergraduate research and creative activities initiative. We connect undergraduate students and faculty through both course-based and independent scholarly projects.

OSCAR offers several programs that make scholarship central to the undergraduate experience at Mason, by:

  • Helping undergraduates students find faculty mentors
  • Funding undergraduate research and creative projects through the Undergraduate Research Scholars Program
  • Providing funding for travel to conferences through the Undergraduate Student Travel Fund
  • Supporting Research and Scholarship Intensive Courses
  • Coordinating curriculum redesign through Scholarship Development Grants
  • Hosting the annual Celebration of Student Scholarship
  • Offering OSCAR Federal Work Study Research Assistantships

Please visit our website for more information.