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Graduate Student Awards

The Graduate School recognizes the contributions of the university's most outstanding graduate students each year. Winners are selected by Graduate School-led committees in February and recognized at an awards banquet during Graduate Education Week, celebrated annually in the last full week of March.

View a sortable list of past winners since 2001

Award nomination process and timeline

Call for nominations announced · Download nomination form from website · Colleges develop their own selection criteria and process for outstanding master master’s , doctoral student , and mentor awards · Identify nominees · Collect supporting documents Compile nomination form and supporting documents in single pdf file · Complete nomination survey and upload supporting documents in Qualtrics · Colleges finalize their selection of outstanding student and mentor winners Colleges submit notification survey & upload supporting documents in Qualtrics for outstanding master master’s and doctoral student and mentor winners
Award nomination process and timeline