Arvind Muruganantham is among 16 recipients of the prestigious STEM scholarship from the Winston Churchill Foundation
With the funding, Baylor sophomore Allie North leads effort to understand these mysterious silicic volcanoes on the surface of the Moon
University Scholar Lauren Jarvis will seek master’s degrees at the London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of Exeter
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Baylor phage hunters have published another bacteriophage genome!
Applications are now being accepted for the Shepherd Scholars internship program for the summer of 2023.
Grant applications for the spring URSA grants are due November 18, 2022. Proposals for 2023-24 are due January 27th. Student grants for travel, wages, and supplies are reviewed monthly.
The 2023 Truman Scholarship application process is now underway. The Truman Scholarship is a competitive award for current juniors that offers generous funding for graduate study in public service.
Baylor’s investment in supporting outstanding students in their pursuits of elite international scholarships has led to the development of leaders across numerous fields around the world. We tracked down many of these individuals to see where their careers took them after these experiences.
Baylor students have set an incredible standard this year in the number of prestigious scholarships and fellowships received—Fulbright, Goldwater, Churchill and more. In this Baylor Connections, Andy Hogue, who serves as Associate Dean of Engaged Learning in the College of Arts & Sciences and directs Baylor’s Office of Engaged Learning, highlights the meaning and impact of these honors and examines the reasons these numbers continue to grow.
This spring, a record-shattering number of Baylor University students and their faculty mentors have been honored with some of the most prestigious – and highly competitive – national and international scholarships and awards, reflecting the University's growing investment in the Office of Engaged Learning (OEL).
Baylor University students continue the momentum of a record-setting 2021-2022 academic year of attaining some of the most prestigious national and international scholarships and awards, including another Fulbright and two Boren Awards.
Three years ago, Baylor set a school record when seven Bears earned prestigious Fulbright scholarships — part of the nation’s flagship program for international graduate study and education. This year, Baylor students are blowing that record out of the water. An incredible 13 BU students have already been named Fulbright recipients for 2022 — a number likely to place Baylor among the top producers of Fulbright scholars nationwide, and a total that might still be growing.
University breaks its still-growing Fulbright record with 13 recipients, adds first Truman Scholar since 2007
Baylor has launched its Fulbright application process for the upcoming award cycle and is now working with students to apply for this life-changing award. Eligible applicants include undergraduates graduating next year, alumni, and graduate students.
Three Baylor University juniors—Eliana Stromberg, Veronica Penales, and Isha Thapar—have been named finalists for the Truman Scholarship, announced this month by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Awarded each year to recognize college juniors who demonstrate leadership, academic excellence, and a commitment to public service, the Truman Scholarship honors the legacy of President Harry S. Truman and offers $30,000 for graduate study to one student from each state.
Dr. Tammy Adair is a Senior Lecturer in biology and Director of course-based undergraduate research in biology, and director of Baylor’s Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement program (URSA). In this podcast episode, Dr. Adair discusses active and experiential learning in STEM education and undergraduate research at Baylor.
Each year, Baylor celebrates its undergraduates' research and discoveries during URSA Scholars Week. Students will have the opportunity to participate in events and presentations. This year, URSA Scholars Week is returning live. Abstract submissions for URSA Scholars Week are now open, and they close February 25.
Meeting the needs of today's undergraduate students who seek meaningful academic research as they select a university experience.
We are pleased to announce that the application for the 2022 Summer REU Internship Program at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is now available.
Students who wish to apply for this transformational summer internship opportunity should read these details and contact Dean Hogue for more information.
Competition for the 2022 Truman Scholarship is now underway! Interested juniors should contact Drs. Hogue and Benyousky for more information and declare intentions to apply by November 15.
This feature in the fall issue of A&S Magazine features Emily Schultz, a 2021 Baylor graduate who was named one of seventeen Churchill Scholarship recipients last year. The scholarship is funding Schultz's graduate work at Cambridge University, where she studies pathological impacts of the Zika virus. She became the first Baylor student to win this prestigious award.
This month, Layton Coker, a senior University Scholar from Waco, joined more than 75 Baylor students in submitting applications for nationally and internationally competitive fellowships and awards.
This year's Goldwater National Scholarship competition has begun. Baylor University can only nominate up to five students to the national competition, and we will be having an internal application process to help us select those students. To assist students with the application process, three workshops will be held.
What does it look like for law enforcement in our country to uphold and promote equal justice under the law for all Americans? Join us on September 23rd at 7:00 p.m. for an expert panel discussion on these issues.
One of America's top business magazines highlights the accomplishments of the 2022 class of Mitchell Scholars, including Baylor's own Jonathan Chew.
Third year in a row for two Baylor students to win the prestigious STEM undergraduate award
Three students and an alumnus named winners of prestigious Boren Award focused on public service
Register for the 16th Annual AACR Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition (USCPC)!
Baylor freshmen Sai Sagireddy and Mary Mersereau received 1st place at the Capital of Texas Research Conference on March 6th, 2021.
Kyle Desrosiers, a 2020 Baylor grad (University Scholars) and current Fulbright recipient, shares about his experience on a Fulbright Study/Research grant in Israel, an award that has helped him see “what it’s all about.”
Baylor alum Lawson Sadler (University Scholars 2020) reflects on her time so far as a prestigious Marshall Scholar in the United Kingdom, offering sage advice to current students by encouraging them to "take this chance".
In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Rizalia Klausmeyer, director of the Office of Undergraduate Research in Baylor’s Office of Engaged Learning, describes the impact of research experiences for students and shares ways they can get involved in research across a variety of disciplines.
URSA grant proposals are awarded to faculty mentors to promote and expand research participation by undergraduate students. The grants are meant to fund undergraduate projects or involvement in faculty research and may include equipment, supplies, travel, and student stipends. The purpose is to engage students in the active faculty/student collaborative learning relationships crucial for success in all fields of research, and to expose students to resources and facilities that may stimulate their interest in pursuing research careers. These grants are awarded each spring for the following fiscal year.