Program Overview: The Graduate Student Association offers this award program for an outstanding graduating graduate student. This award is given annually to a University of Nevada graduate student who has a distinguished record within their program and has also shown leadership qualities on campus and has worked for the improvement of the university. The recipient of this award will receive a plaque and an award of $1000, which can be used however the recipient wishes. The winner of this award will also be recognized at the University of Nevada, Reno Honor the Best Ceremony.
Eligibility: Candidates for this award must have graduated, or plan to graduate, in December 2012, May 2013, or August 2013. Members of the GSA Executive Council or Awards Committee, and anyone involved with judging any GSA award, are ineligible to be nominated.
Application Instructions: Please submit one copy of your application packet to the GSA Office (JCSU 302, Mail Stop 0057) by 5:00pm 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 application packet must include the following:
Important Information: The GSA Awards Program is a highly competitive process. Applications are judged by University of Nevada, Reno 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, email@example.com). Completed application packets, including all supporting documentation, should be delivered to the GSA Offices, on the third floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union.