Call for Nominations: Outstanding Graduate Student

Published: Sept. 20, 2018

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is currently soliciting nominations for the Outstanding Graduate Students from the College. Departments may submit one individual to each of two categories: Masters (MA, MS, MHUM, MSS, MIS) and Ph.D. Nominating packets are due electronically to Kathleen Bollard by 5 pm on Monday, October 15, and nominees must be eligible to graduate this semester.

Packets must include the following items in electronic form (paper applications will not be reviewed):

  • A nominating letter from the department that clearly spells out why this student stands out above the norm (e.g., publications, grants, service to community or profession)
  • A clear statement by the student detailing their accomplishments and plans for the future.
  • A transcript
  • Additional supporting letters from faculty may be included
  • A current Vitae
  • Where applicable, include FCQs for teaching

Additional supporting letters and other materials may be included. Please be aware that this award is competitive across the College, so it would be useful if you can provide information that helps us to compare students from one field with students in another. One example is to include the quality of journals if the student has publications or the scope of a meeting (regional, national, international) if the student has meeting presentations. An interview with the Dean’s Advisory Committee will be the final step in the evaluation of candidates.