Graduate Student Awards

The College of Arts and Sciences recognizes outstanding graduate students who have excelled in academic performance, produced significant accomplishments in research and/or creative activities, and made positive contributions to their community or discipline during their academic careers at Washington State University.

Honors for graduate student accomplishments are presented at the annual CAS Appreciation and Recognition Social in April.

Graduate students may be nominated for the following awards:

Master’s Student Achievement

  • Arts award
  • Humanities award
  • Social Sciences award

Doctoral Student Achievement

  • Humanities award
  • Sciences award
  • Social Sciences award

Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student


The deadline for nominations is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 5, 2024.

Previous recipients

Review faculty and staff award recipients from years past.

Save the Date

Arts & Sciences Recognition Social
Thursday, April 18, 2024
4:00–6:00 p.m.
CUB Senior Ballroom


Contact the Office of the Dean at or 509-335-4581.