Students nominated for the Rising Researcher award must be sponsored by a UMass Amherst faculty member.
- Ask your faculty sponsor to complete the Faculty Nomination Form.
- Fill out the form below.
- Upload a copy of your academic CV.
- Download the records check permission form. Fill out the top portion, sign it and upload it below. Students who are selected as UMass Amherst Rising Researchers must have a clear conduct record.
- Press the "submit" button.
You will be notified by email if you are selected to receive the Rising Researcher award.