Discovery Awards recognize one UAA undergraduate student each year who exemplifies overall academic excellence that must include exceptional achievement in research or creative activities with a $2,000 cash prize.
Deadline: Students are nominated for this award on a year-round basis. The Discovery Award Committee meets during the second week in February of each academic year to consider the nominations. Nominations received by deadline (To be announced for 2014) will be considered for this year's award. Applications received after the committee meeting will be considered for the following academic year.
Online Nomination Process
Eligibility: Nominee must be admitted to UAA as an undergraduate degree-seeking student and having junior or senior standing.
Required information: Nominations must include:
Previous Discovery Award Winners
2012-2013 Wolfram Donat (BS Engineering), Lilan Smith (BS Engineering)
2011-2012 Andrew Cochrane (BS Engineering)
2010-2011 Tessa Kara (BSE Mechanical Engineering)
Special Recognition Amy Ellerbe (BA Psychology)
2007-2008 Mindy Graham (BS Chemistry)
2005-2006 G. Matthew Snodgrass (BA Justice)
2004-2005 Randy Tedor (BS Interdisciplinary Studies)
2003-2004 Laura Gardner (BS Psychology)
2002-2003 Meghan Aube (BM Music Performance)