Information About SURCA
Awards for Student Participants
Categorical SURCA Awards
The following awards are presented in each participation category.
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.
Some programs may make additional awards at the SURCA Awards Ceremony, such as the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation. Additionally, the WSU Emeritus Society grants a $500 Undergraduate Research Award that requires participation in SURCA as part of its eligibility criteria.
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Programs making additional awards:
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation