The Office of Graduate Studies is pleased to call for nominations for its three annual Graduate Recognition Awards and the annual Folsom Distinguished Master's Thesis and Doctoral Awards.
We are grateful to the Folsom family and the University of Nebraska Foundation for providing this opportunity to showcase the important scholarly contributions made by our graduate students. We ask your help in making your students and your colleagues aware of these awards. Please post the Call for Nominations in a prominent place and please consider nominating the work of outstanding graduate students in your program or department.
Past RecipientsThe list of past recipients has links to event pages with photos and details.
Graduate Recognition Awards
About These Awards
Use the Graduate Recognition Award Nomination Form to submit nominations.
- The Dean's Award for Excellence in Graduate Education honors faculty members whose dedication to graduate students and commitment to excellence in graduate mentoring have made a significant contribution to graduate education at UNL.
- The Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant Award recognizes excellence in graduate student research at UNL.
- The Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award recognizes graduate teaching assistants who have demonstrated special effectiveness in teaching undergraduates at UNL.
2012 Deadlines for Dean's, GRA, and GTA Awards3:00 PM, Wed, Oct 3, 2012
Deadline for submission of the nomination form.
3:00 PM, Wed, Oct 24, 2012
Supporting materials due from nominees and peer faculty.
Links will be emailed upon submission of nominations.
Folsom Thesis & Dissertation Awards
About These Awards
The annual Folsom Distinguished Master's Thesis and Doctoral Awards recognize the outstanding research and creative accomplishments of UNL graduate students.
These awards are made possible through a generous gift from the family of Lowe R. and Mavis M. Folsom to the University of Nebraska Foundation. The recipient of the Folsom Distinguished Master's Thesis Award will receive a $500 honorarium. The recipient of the Folsom Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award will receive a $1000 honorarium.Folsom Master's Guidelines
Folsom Master's Nomination Form
Folsom Doctoral Guidelines
Folsom Doctoral Nomination Form
2012 Deadlines for Folsom Awards3:00 PM, Wed, Oct 24, 2012
Deadline for submission of the Folsom nomination form.
Deadline for reviewers. Persons named on nomination forms as reviewers will be contacted by email after the nomination deadline. Each will receive a unique link to a review page containing the nominee's materials and a web-based review form. Preview reviewers' evaluation criteria.
For more information about these nominations, contact Jane Schneider.