Graduate School/University Co-op Awards
The Graduate School coordinates annual awards programs to honor outstanding individuals. These awards are generously underwritten by the University Co-op. The Coordinator award is presented at an event hosted by the Graduate School and Graduate Coordinator Network and the other awards are presented at the annual Graduate School/University Co-op Awards Banquet or Graduate School Convocation each spring.
The Outstanding Alumnus or Alumna Award was established in 1999 by the Graduate School to recognize Graduate School alumni for outstanding achievements in academic or professional careers. A $5,000 fellowship in the recipient's name is awarded to a graduate student in the program from which the award winner graduated.
The Outstanding Graduate Adviser Award was established in 1996 by the Graduate School to recognize a graduate adviser for exemplary service in a graduate program. An award of $3,000 will be given in 2013.
The Outstanding Graduate Coordinator Award was established in 1996 by the Graduate School to recognize a graduate coordinator for exemplary service in a graduate program. An award of $3,000 will be given in 2013.
The Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award was established in 1976 to honor faculty members for outstanding teaching at the graduate level and mentoring of graduate students. An award of $3,000 will be given in 2013.
The Outstanding Dissertation Award was established in 1979 by the Graduate School to recognize exceptional work by doctoral students and to encourage the highest levels of scholarship, research, and writing. Three awards of $3,000 each will be given in 2013.
The Outstanding Thesis/Report Award was established in 2003 by the Graduate School to recognize exceptional work by master's students and to encourage the highest levels of scholarship, research, and writing. Three awards of $2,000 will be given in 2013.
The Excellence in Graduate Research Award was established in 2001 by the Graduate School and University Co-op to recognize outstanding master's or doctoral research that is substantially in progress. Three awards of $2,000 will be given in 2013.
The William S. Livingston Outstanding Graduate Student Academic Employee Award was established in 2004 by the Graduate School and the Graduate Student Assembly to recognize an outstanding teaching assistant, assistant instructor, and graduate research assistant. Awards of $1,500 each will be given in 2013.
The Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award was established in 2008 to recognize the outstanding achievements of a graduate student. One award of $6,000 will be given in 2013.
Nominations for 2013 Student Awards open January 18, 2013. Submission deadline is February 22, 2013. Download the flyer. (pdf)
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