Program Overview: The Graduate Student Association offers an award program for outstanding graduate student
researchers. This award is given annually to University of Nevada, Reno graduate students with a distinguished record in research or creative activities. One applicant in each category will be selected and receive an award in the amount of $650.
Category A: Sciences/Mathematics/Engineering/Health Sciences
Category B: Liberal Arts/Education/Business/JournalismThe Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher awards will be disbursed in two equal payments in Fall 2013 and Spring 2014. The highest scoring applicant will also be recognized as the Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher at the University of Nevada, Reno Honor the Best Ceremony.
Eligibility: Applicants for this award must be registered, full-time graduate students (9 credits or 6 credits with an assistantship) in good academic standing at the time of application. Members of the GSA Executive Council and Awards Committee, and persons involved with the judging process of any GSA awards, are ineligible.
Application Instructions: Please submit one copy of your application packet to the GSA Office (JCSU 302, Mail Stop 0057) by 5 pm on Friday, March 8, 2013. Applications must be submitted to the GSA Office in hard copy. Emails or electronic submissions will not be accepted.Your nomination packet must include the following:
Important Information: The GSA Awards Program is a highly competitive process. Applications are judged by University faculty members and administrators. The decisions of the judges are final. Applicants will be notified whether they have won an award by Wednesday, April 10, 2013. All applicants are invited to attend the GSA Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 11. Winners are expected to attend.
Contact Information: Questions may be directed to the Graduate Student Association offices (784.4629, firstname.lastname@example.org). Completed application packets, including all supporting documentation, should be delivered to the GSA Offices, on the third floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union.