Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate
Student Award


Applications are not being accepted for this award in 2016.

The Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award was established in 2008 to recognize a graduate student of exceptional distinction. The award is presented at the Graduate School/University Co-op Awards ceremony in the spring. The University Co-op very generously underwrites the prizes for this award and all of the Graduate School awards each year.

Criteria for selection include: scholastic achievement at the highest level, creative contributions beyond degree or departmental requirements, commitment to diversity, and exceptional service to UT Austin.

Each graduate program may nominate only one doctoral student for the award.


Nominations must be initiated by the department's Graduate Studies Committee chair or graduate adviser. Nominators are required to solicit all required documentation from their respective nominees and upload them on their behalf. You will need the following items available to complete the online application.

  • A cover letter from the chair of the GSC briefly describing why this student was chosen for nomination by the program
  • Two letters of support from among the following: the graduate adviser, the department chair, the student's committee supervisor or a member of the student's committee
  • The student's curriculum vita
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Submit Nominations

Applications are not being accepted for this award in 2016.

- Previous Granof award winners

For additional information

John Dalton, Assistant Dean


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