Rice University Distinction
Distinction in Research and Creative Works is a university award for these select undergraduates, granted at commencement, which appears on the transcript and diploma. Students who spend considerable amounts of time at the OEDK often participate in activities that go above and beyond the standard set of course requirements for their undergraduate degrees. Examples include but are not limited to
Students must apply to be considered for the award, and the application must be supported by a faculty member or faculty member and OEDK staff member. The student must provide evidence of the research or creative work via electronic format (documents, slides from presentations, copies of publications or patents, or videos documenting efforts). It must be clear that the student engaged in a prolonged and continuous effort that resulted in the showcased output.
Students must declare their intent for the distinction, and submit the application found in this link by April 1 of their graduation year. Applications will be reviewed by a committee of EDES minor advisors and OEDK faculty and staff leadership.