Nominations Due Dec. 1 | Outstanding Thesis & Dissertations Awards, Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award

Oct. 20, 2017

 

The Graduate College is accepting nominations for its annual Outstanding Thesis & Dissertation Awards as well as the Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award. Nominations for both awards are due Dec. 1. Winners will be announced in the spring and recognized at the UNLV Academic Recognition Ceremony and at the Graduate College Awards Ceremony. 

Outstanding Thesis & Dissertation Award

Each academic college may nominate one outstanding thesis and one outstanding dissertation. The awards committee will then assign each thesis and dissertation into one of two broad categories: category 1 will include social sciences, humanities and fine arts while category 2 will include biological sciences, mathematics, physical sciences, health sciences and engineering.

In each category there is a $1,000 prize for the author of the Outstanding Dissertation, and a $750 prize for the author of the Outstanding Thesis.

More information can be found here.

Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award

To be eligible, candidates must have taught at least two complete classes in the last three years. The award is only for students who teach at UNLV. 

The 1st place winner will receive a $2,500 award, 2nd place will receive a $2,000 award, and 3rd place will receive a $1,500 award.

More information can be found here