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WSU Undergraduate Education SURCA 2017

Single: Introduction

Information About SURCA

Awards for Student Participants

Categorical SURCA Awards

The following awards are presented in each participation category.

Halves: Award Types


Crimson Award

Students receiving the top scores will receive this award. One to five Crimson awards will be made in each category.


Gray Award

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.

Single: Additional Awards

Additional Awards

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.

Award Sponsors

Thank You to our Award Sponsors!

SURCA 2016

Alturas Analytics logo

Alturas Analytics, Inc.

Boeing logo

The Boeing Company

WSU Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President

WSOS logo

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS)