This award recognizes a graduate student who holds truly outstanding promise as a future professor or academic. The student selected will epitomize a broad range of talents. Evidence of excellence may include scholarship, teaching, student mentoring, electronic pedagogy, or any other relevant area(s) of contribution as defined by the nominator.
Award Amount: VariesRequirements:
- Nominations for these awards should be submitted electronically, in formal memo or letter form, including sufficient detail to enable evaluation of the nominated student’s relevant achievements.
- You (faculty) may nominate more than one student; however, each student should be nominated in no more than one award category.
- Self-nomination statements will not be accepted this year.
Deadline for Submission: May 15, 2021
How to Apply: Nominations must be submitted through the online application. Only nominations from faculty members submitted by that date will be considered. Faculty may nominate more than one student; however, each student can be nominated in no more than one award category. Self-nomination statements will not be accepted.
Online Application: Apply Now
2020: Monica DeRoche, Political Science
2019: Neil Nory Kaplan-Kelly, Anthropology
2018: Mikaela Smith, Sociology
2017: Marcos Scauso, Political Science
2016: Susan Duncan, Cognitive Sciences
2015: Bennett Holman, Logic & Philosophy of Science
2014: Patrick Button, Economics
2013: Elizabeth Sowers, Sociology
2012: Benjamin Mis
2011: Wilfred T. Wan, Political Science
2010: Scott Byrd, Sociology
2009: Robin L. Bowman
2008: Kathy H. Rim
2007: Carla Valenzuela