The Forum Undergraduate Research Award is an honor that showcases the most rigorous and significant undergraduate research that occurs as part of education abroad programs. For this award, "research" is understood in its broadest possible sense, encompassing the full range of excellence in the academic products of an education abroad experience.
Award recipients are invited (all expenses paid) to present their research at a plenary luncheon at the annual Forum conference.
Vanderbilt may nominate two students annually.
Nominated student must have been
an undergraduate student at the time the research was conducted and
- enrolled as full-time undergraduate student in the 6 months prior to the submission deadline (that is, not having graduated more than six months before the deadline).
The nominated research project must be completed. It may be conducted in any academic discipline, and collaborative research projects conducted jointly and co-authored by students and faculty are encouraged.
For the awards, "research" is understood in its broadest possible sense as encompassing the full range of excellence in the academic products of an education abroad experience, from complex site-based research, to papers considering a single topic, to projects realized in electronic or traditional artistic media.
- Application Form
Students interested in nomination should contact the Office of Honor Scholarships no later than May 1.
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