Richard E Ward

Richard E Ward Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Recognition Award

This honor is given each year to any undergraduate student in any discipline who completed a research/creative activity project through the UROP program in the preceding academic year. The $1,000 award will be applied to the winning student’s bursar account. The award honors Dr. Rick E. Ward who served as the CRL Executive Director from 2011 to 2015.

A student must be nominated by a UROP research mentor.

Nomination material to be submitted:
  • Nomination letter not to exceed three pages, outlining the research and other relevant accomplishments of the nominee during and after receiving the UROP award. The letter should clearly address the outstanding nature of the student’s work and should include a layman’s description of the student’s research.

    A complete CV for the student that includes research and/or creative activities (poster and/or oral presentations, publications, exhibits etc).
The deadline for submission of all materials is January 20, 2017. Nomination letters should be sent by email to Carolyn Key at with the subject line “CRL RW Award”. Please contact Dr. Dominique M Galli at Email: with any questions you may have.