George Washington Carver was an American scientist, botanist, educator and inventor.
The aim of the award program is to acknowledge those students who demonstrate a commitment to:
- individual pursuits promoting expression of Black culture, history, and values.
- academic excellence and advancement of scholarship.
- cultivating community through service to improve quality of life for Black people at WashU, in St Louis, and globally.
Category of Award
Undergraduate – Research
Two awards given:
- Social Sciences / Humanities
Nominee must be a current undergraduate student at Washington University in St. Louis who has done outstanding, original, and revealing research in any discipline.
Student can self-nominate or be nominated by Washington University administrators, academic advisors, faculty, staff and students.
Requirements for Nominee
Once a student has been nominated, they must submit the following documents.
- Research Paper
- Research paper may have been written for other purposes (i.e., classes, research project, publications) but not previously submitted to this committee
- Research paper should be typed, double-spaced and properly documented (i.e., footnotes and bibliography).
- Interview will be scheduled after research paper is submitted.