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Graduate School

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award

Awarded to graduate students who have shown themselves to be exceptional graduate instructors or instructional assistants.

The Award

Two $1,000 awards given annually. One award will be given to a graduate student who is an instructor of record. One award will be given to a gradate student who is a GTA/lab instructor.

One award given in each category:

  • Humanities, Social Sciences, Education or Related Professional Programs
  • Science, Mathematics or Related Professional Programs

 

Instructor of Record Nominations

As part of the nomination packet, Graduate Directors will be required to submit:

  • Teaching evaluations from Spring 2019 and/or Fall 2020 semesters
  • One-page teaching philosophy

GTA/Lab Instructor Nominations

As part of the nomination packet, Graduate Directors will be required to submit:

  • One-page teaching philosophy
  • One-page letter from a faculty member who can evaluate the nominee’s teaching
  • Student evaluations are optional

Multiple Nominees

Programs may only nominate up to two candidates.

Deadline

April 15, 2020


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