Visiting & VIMS Student Awards

All visiting and VIMS students who have had abstracts accepted into W&M's Graduate Research Symposium are welcome to submit papers for these awards.

Award for Excellence in Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences

(Disciplines typically consist of, but are not limited to: American Studies, Anthropology, History, Psychology, and Public Policy)

  • One cash award of $500 and certificate of achievement
  • Two cash awards of $250 each and certificate of achievement
Award for Excellence in Scholarship in the Natural and Computational Sciences

(Disciplines typically consist of, but are not limited to: Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computational Operations Research, Computer Science, and Physics)

  • One cash award of $500 and certificate of achievement
  • Two cash awards of $250 each and certificate of achievement 

VIMS students cannot apply for W&M Awards