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Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

Recognizes graduate students who exhibit exemplary teaching performance in the classroom.

Specific eligibility: Graduate students enrolled in a master’s or Ph.D. program in any discipline within the College of Arts and Sciences who is on track to complete their degree during 2020 (spring, summer, or fall).

Nomination packet should include:

  • A broad description (two pages max.) of why the nominee is deserving of the award. Cite specific examples of relevant accomplishments and meritorious teaching; evidence of the impact of the nominee’s work within the discipline, and/or on students.
  • Additional documentation of outstanding innovation or accomplishments in teaching. Course evaluations are required.
  • At least one letter of support or testimonial from a mentor or student is required.
  • CV limit: 10 pages.

Download nomination form and instructions.

Other Graduate Student Awards

2021 awards

Nominations will open in late 2020.

Join the Celebration

CAS Recognition and Appreciation Social
Thursday, April 16, 2020
4–6:00 p.m.
CUB Sr. Ballroom

Previous recipients

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