This award is for high intellectual scholarship and achievement, which may include the student’s own research, participation in collaborative research, written papers, presentations, or other academic indications considered significant by the nominator.

Award Amount: Varies

How to Apply:
Nominations are due to Jennifer Gerson via email at 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.


2020: Gregory Kohler, Anthropology

2019: Marian J.R. Gilton, Logic & Philosophy of Science & Hannah Kim, Political Science

2018: Stacey Lou, Sociology

2017: Hannah Rubin, Logic & Philosophy of Science

2016: Benjamin Feintzeig, Logic & Philosophy of Science

2015: Blake Allison, Economics

2014: Samuel Fletcher, Logic & Philosophy of Science

2013: Zoya Gubernskaya, Sociology

2012: Kristen Shorette

2011: Shunan Zhang, Cognitive Science

2010: Amy Alexander, Political Science

2009: John B. Manchak

2008: Chen Feng Ng and Goldie Komaie

2007: Matthew Mahutga



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