Graduate Awards Nomination Proccess

Each year, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering honor their graduate students, faculty, and alumni through the Graduate Awards. The awards celebrate outstanding graduate student, faculty, and alumni achievement in areas such as academic performance, research, student leadership, community service and citizenship, and contributions to undergraduate education.

Nomination and Selection Process

Faculty may nominate individuals for school-level awards. The nomination deadline for student awards is March 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. The nomination process and deadlines for submitting alumni awards is separate from these awards. Please contact Angela Foss for information on submitting an alumni nomination.

Nomination Information for Faculty

Students may nominate individuals and organizations for Graduate Student Council (GSC) awards. The nomination deadline for GSC awards is March 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Nomination Information for Students

Award Descriptions and Past Winners

The awards fall into several categories, including Leadership, Public Service, and Mentoring Awards, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Awards, School of Engineering Awards, and Departmental Awards. The awards ceremony also recognizes winners of the Graduate Student Research Competition, Faculty Teaching and Mentoring, Graduate Alumni Awards for Outstanding Career Achievement and Outstanding Service, Graduate Student Council Awards, and Graduate Student Photo Contest. Questions about the nomination process or the awards ceremony can be sent to Angela Foss at