Awards Recognizing Graduate Students
This award recognizes a graduate or professional student who has been judged the most outstanding in character, scholarship, leadership, and service to the University. The recipient will be recognized with a cash award and plaque at the Graduate School’s Student Recognition Ceremony April 4, 2012. This award is also one of the few graduate awards to be recognized at the Chancellor’s Award Ceremony on April 11, 2012.
Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Award recognizes and showcases graduate student research that has a direct impact on the state of North Carolina. Research can be in its early stages, currently ongoing, or completed. Research that impacts society in general, including North Carolina, will also be considered. IMPACT Award winners will receive a cash prize and recognition during the Graduate School's Annual Student Recognition Event on April 4, 2012.
To recognize the scholarly contributions of UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral students as revealed through their dissertation projects and to highlight the timely completion of doctoral training. Students cannot apply directly for this award but are nominated by their graduate program. The selection criteria include the following: originality, innovativeness, scholarly excellence, methodological sophistication, and significant contribution to the discipline. Award winners will receive a cash prize and a recognition plaque during the Graduate School's Annual Student Recognition Event on April 4, 2012.
Awards Recognizing Graduate Faculty
Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring
Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring recognizes graduate faculty who provide outstanding support and guidance to their doctoral students. This award will be presented during the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. All graduate students who receive their doctoral degrees in 2012-13 are invited to nominate faculty members for this award. The deadline for nominations is April 8, 2013, 5:00 PM.