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: Varies

Requirements:
  • 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

 
PAST RECIPIENTS

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

 

 

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