College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Outstanding Master’s and Doctoral Student Awards 

Published: Jan. 23, 2024

Twice a year the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) solicits nominations for the Fall and Spring Outstanding Graduate Student Awards. Departments may nominate one individual in each of two categories: Masters and Ph.D. To be eligible for these awards, a student must be currently enrolled in an Integrative Biology (IB) graduate program. Nominees must be eligible to graduate at the end of the semester in which they are nominated (Summer graduates are eligible for the Fall award).

Nomination options: 

(A)Self nomination: IB graduate students may submit a self-nomination using this online application form. These initial self-nominations require a resume/CV, unofficial transcripts, a short statement describing your research/teaching/service efforts, and contact information for a faculty reference. After submitting your nomination, your faculty reference will be contacted to gather additional supporting information for your application.


(B)Faculty nomination: IB faculty can nominate students by completing a short evaluation on this online form describing the student's strengths and areas of growth. After submitting your nomination, the student will be contacted to gather additional supporting information for their application.

Application Deadlines:
2024 Spring nominations – 2/2/2024

Evaluation criteria:

Applications will be evaluated on research and teaching, including publications, grants, as well as service to community or profession, and based on this rubric.