Oregon State University offers several current graduate student awards. These awards have set requirements of number of applications that can be nominated per award. To ensure this process is completed correctly, an internal EMT application process was established and is illustrated below. The EMT Awards Committee request nominations from students and/or faculty members by January 10th.
|Student Nomination Form||Faculty Nomination Form|
What awards are available
Below is a list of of scholarships that EMT graduate students have received. Each scholarship has different eligibility requirements/application process. For scholarships where the department must do the nomination, a subcommittee will review the material and notify the individual if they have been selected as the Department nominee for the scholarship.
|ARCS Foundation Scholar Awards||Intended for academically outstanding students who are U.S. citizens studying to complete PhD degrees in science, engineering, math, technology and medical research.||
$18,000 over 3 years
||February 19th, 2024||2|
|Promising Scholar Fellowship||Intended to support the recruitment of graduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds who demonstrate scholarly promise. Must have participated in scholar programs that support undergraduate students from low income, first generation, and/or historically underrepresented backgrounds.||Stipend, scholarship, plus tuition remission & subsidized health insurance for one year.||February 19th, 2024||2|
|Prestigious Diversity Fellowship||Intended to support the recruitment and retention of graduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds who demonstrate scholarly promise||Stipend, scholarship, plus tuition remission & subsidized health insurance for one year.||February 19th, 2024||2|
|Lenore Bayley Scholarship||Awarded to an OSU graduate student on the basis of academic merit and promise for the future.||$4,000||March 4th, 2024||1|
|Thurgood Marshall Graduate Award||Intended to support the retention of meritorious graduate students whose accomplishments and activities demonstrate leadership, service, and commitment to fostering a just and equitable community.||$4,000 stipend, plus tuition waiver||March 4th, 2024||2|
|PF and Nellie Buck Yerex Graduate Scholarship||Annual scholarship for outstanding graduate students in a science or technology field.||
April 8th, 2024
|Oregon Lottery Graduate Scholarship||Awarded to domestic or international graduate students enrolled in an advanced degree program at Oregon State University. These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need.||Up to $5,000||April 8th, 2024||2|
More information on OSU Graduate Student Awards can be found at their website, along with eligibility information.
Where to start?
For the nomination process - students only need to provide a CV and a transcript. These files are uploaded in the intent form. Within the form, there are a list of the awards, a link to the awards themselves, and a synapsis of the requirements. EMT students are responsible for checking if eligibility are met. This list is not exclusive, but are ones EMT graduate students have successfully received in the past.
Selected as Department nominee - students will work with their mentor/advisor and the EMT awards committee
Questions about the awards/process:
EMT Awards Committee:
Current graduate students are encouraged to attend professional development, and conferences. There are numerous resources to help ensure students get these opportunities.
The department is an affiliated member of SETAC and has waivers for students. Please contact Mary Mucia for self nomination to be considered for one of the waivers.
To help with fees associated with obtaining training, resources, and activities that contribute to professional skills development, two sources are available:
- EMT Team Tox
- OSU Graduate School - Professional Development Award [up to $500 at a time, 3 times a year]
If a graduate student is presenting research at a conference, OSU graduate school has scholarly awards available to offset expenses.
- OSU Graduate School - Scholarly Presentation Award [up to $500]