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  • Ten President's Awards ($500) will be selected from all oral presentations. In addition, all President's Award recipients will be invited to represent San Diego State at the annual CSU Research Competition.

  • Several Dean's Awards ($250) from each College will also be chosen from the oral presentations.

  • Students who earn a President's or Dean's award for work conducted internationally will receive an additional monetary award ($100) and be invited to join Scholars without Borders.

  • Several Provost's Awards ($150) for outstanding poster presentations will be selected from all poster entries shown at the Symposium.

  • Several Undergraduate Awards ($150) (both oral and poster presentations) will be selected for their excellence.

  • Several awards from the Library of $250 each (both undergradauate and graduate) will be given for the best projects using library resources and collections, including, but not limited to, printed resources, databases, primary resources, and materials in all media.

  • The Department of Philosophy will award $500 for the best oral presentation in Philosophy.

  • Diversity, social justice, and inclusiveness reflect some of the values at the core of our university mission. Four $250 awards (2 for graduate students and 2 for undergraduates) are presented jointly by the Chief Diversity Officer, the Division of Graduate and Research Affairs, and the Division of Undergraduate Studies for the best research presentations that exemplify our ongoing commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice.

  • The Division of Undergraduate Studies will award $250 for the undergraduate researcher with the highest scoring oral or poster presentation that is also a member of the Compact Scholars Program. Compact Scholar eligibility must be verified before the award is issued. An additional $250 will be awarded to cover travel expenses for the undergraduate researcher to present his/her research in another conference in order to support the student in their effort to continue to be engaged in research beyond the SRS experience.

SRS participants should plan to attend the reception and award ceremony on Saturday, March 5, 2016.


2015 Award Winners (PDF)

2014 Award Winners (PDF)

2013 Award Winners (PDF)

2012 Award Winners (PDF)

2011 Award Winners (PDF)

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