Information About SURCA
Awards for Student Participants
Categorical SURCA Awards
The following awards may be presented in each of the eight participation categories.
Students receiving the top scores will receive this award. One to five Crimson awards will be made in each category.
This award is the second highest award presented at SURCA. One to five Gray awards will be made in each category.
Early Career Award
This award is for first year students and sophomores who receive excellent scores from the judges. An Early Career award(s) may be made in each category.
Novice Researcher Award
This award is given to students who have been working on their project for two semesters or less and receive excellent scores from the judges. The Novice Researcher award(s) may be made in each participation category.
In addition to awards presented at the SURCA Awards Ceremony, some programs may make additional awards to their students who won, such as the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) and the WSU Global Campus. Additionally, the WSU Emeritus Society grants four $500 Undergraduate Research Awards that require participation in SURCA as part of their eligibility criteria.
Thank you to our Award Sponsors!
Robert H. (’77 Engineering and Honors) and Mary L. Rieck