RISE is followed by the Reach Awards Reception where students’ exceptional research will be recognized.
Outstanding Research Awards
Seven Outstanding Student Research Awards are presented in each category of research. These students will receive a RISE Medal to acknowledge their remarkable presentations.
The RISE Awards are presented to those who show excellence in Research, Innovation, and Scholarship, with each also receiving a $1,000 cash reward. The final award is given to the presentation that receives the most RISE Dollars during RISE and who displays the greatest excellence in Entrepreneurship. They also receive a $5,000 cash reward.
Best Video Pitch
New this year, students who submit a video pitch in MyRISE will be eligible for recognition at the the Reach Awards Reception. The highest scoring video presentation will be recognized with the Best Video Pitch award as well as a $500 cash reward.
Research - Malav Trivedi
The Research award is given to students who display excellent procedure and method in their exploration and study.
Innovation - Antonio Rufo
The Innovation award is given to students who discover novel and revolutionary inventions or processes and that can be translated into real-world applications or has practical implications.
Scholarship - Benjamin Greer
The Scholarship award is given to students who display an academic breakthrough in a particular branch or filed.
Entrepreneurship - Amri Farjadian
The People’s Choice award, this is given to students who display research with the greatest entrepreneurial potential.