The Graduate Faculty Mentor Award honors faculty mentors whose dedication to graduate students and commitment to excellence in graduate education and mentoring have made a significant contribution to the quality of life and professional development of graduate students at Florida State University.
Sponsored annually by Florida State University’s Graduate School and the Congress of Graduate Students, this award recognizes outstanding graduate student leaders who are making a positive difference in their scholarly/creative, campus, and wider communities. Graduate students who exhibit strong leadership skills through such activities as peer mentoring, teaching, research, publishing, creative work, service, and/or participation in professional association activities are encouraged to apply. The person selected for the prestigious Leadership Award and his/her department is recognized at the Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence held each Spring. Information regarding the application and review process can found on our website by clicking here .
Sponsored annually by the Florida State University’s Graduate School, these awards recognize outstanding graduate student teaching assistants (TAs) for their distinguished contributions to student learning through excellence in instruction. Recipients of the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards (OTAA) are recognized at the annual spring Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence event. Information about the nomination and selection process can be found on the PIE Website .
The Graduate Student Research and Creativity Award recognizes students for their outstanding research and creative productivity within their programs. FSU graduate students are recognized for their incredible research contributions at the Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence held each spring. Information regarding the application and review process can found on our website by clicking here .
The Dissertation Research Grant is a $750 award paid by the Graduate School to assist doctoral students with expenses associated with research necessary to prepare dissertations. Information regarding eligibility, application guidelines and the review process can be found on our website by clicking here .
The Three-Minute Thesis Competition challenges doctoral students to present a compelling oration on their dissertation topic and its significance in just three minutes. The Three Minute Thesis supports the development of doctoral students’ capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate for a non-specialist audience. 3-MT® is not designed to trivialize or ‘dumb down’ research, but rather encourage students to consolidate their ideas and crystallize their research discoveries. Information regarding the 3-MT® competition can found on our website by clicking here .