Nominees now being accepted for the 2011 Undergraduate Researcher Award

This award honors individuals who have exemplified excellence in research while an undergraduate in the
Ivan Allen College. This award was created in 2007 by UROP, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Program through the Provosts Office. Qualities honored include uniqueness of research, longevity of
experience, contributions to the discipline, and presentations of work in multiple forums. One recipient
from each college at Georgia Tech is selected. The Research recipient will receive a $250 cash prize and
be recognized at the annual “Research Symposium” held in March each year. This year the event is
scheduled for April 5, 2011
The school should e-mail its nominee to Elizabeth Miller (
by March 10th, 2011. The
email should include the nominee’s name, GPA, title of the project, a short recommendation letter from the
school including a description of why the student is nominated, the faculty mentor’s name, and one sample
product of the student’s work (article, conference paper, thesis, final report, etc.)
Junior or Senior
Student in Good Academic Standing
Involved in research for 2 or more semesters
Evidence of quality from the research community outside Georgia Tech either through presentation at a
professional conference, publication or acceptance of a journal article, contribution to a book, or an external
award, etc.
Submission of paper, thesis, or other substantial final report to be evaluated by school faculty for quality
Evidence of mentoring of other undergraduate students within the research setting, as appropriate
Please submit the following to Elizabeth Miller no later than Thursday,March 10th, 2011:
1. Student Nominee’s Name, School and their Major
2. Faculty Mentor’s Name
3. Title of Project
4. 1-2 Paragraphs Outlining Why She/He Was Chosen for the Award
5. Sample of Student’s Work

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