Award Criteria

  • Must be enrolled in an interdisciplinary program
  • Must demonstrate clarity, effectiveness and originality of interdisciplinary ideas through academic efforts that expand and promote the concept of interdisciplinary studies across a minimum of two academic colleges
  • Only Ph.D. students enrolled full-time at the time of the  nomination are eligible

Nomination Requirements/Checklist

  • Completed nomination form
  • Nomination letter from the  major professor (not to exceed two pages) addressing the novel interdisciplinary activity through academic efforts clearly identifying contribution across a minimum of two academic colleges
  • Nomination packet may not exceed 3 pages including nomination form
 

Submit nominations through the following survey:

https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0uEGL3xa6ShXrKJ

Enter all information required for the award on the survey.  Compile the signed nomination form and all supporting documents into a single pdf file and upload it as part of the survey.

Deadline:  February 1, 2019

Additional Information

For information, contact 540-231-4558 or email grads@vt.edu (type GEW Awards in subject line.)