Marshall Sauceda Rising Scholar Award


2018 Rising scholar award recipient at the spring banquet.

Eduardo Encina - Recipient of 2019 Marshall Sauceda Rising Scholar Award

Marshall Sauceda Rising Scholar Award

The Marshall Sauceda Rising Scholar Award recognizes an emerging undergraduate researcher in the ACE Program. Eligible candidates are current ACE students who have participated in onsite or external undergraduate research.

The recipient of the Rising Scholar Award will receive:

• An award at the annual ACE Recognition Banquet

• Coverage for up to two graduate or professional school application fees (alumni are not eligible)

• Designation of the award on the recipient’s resume or curriculum vitae

Application Process

ACE students must complete the online application here

A complete application includes 1) General Information, 2) Personal Essay, 3) Resume or Curriculum Vitae, and 4) the Faculty Endorsement (continuing students only; submitted by a faculty research mentor).

The application deadline is February 15, 2023.

Faculty Endorsement

The guidelines for the Faculty Endorsement can be viewed here