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.

How to Apply:
Nominations are due to Jennifer Gerson via email at jennifer.gerson@uci.edu by June 5, 2020. 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. 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.

 
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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