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.