Award Recipients

 

2016 Graduate Faculty Mentor Award Winners

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.

2016 John F. Liseno Program for Instructional Excellence Graduate Award Winner

The purpose of this award is to support graduate students engaged in the Program for Instructional Excellence (PIE) program, which assists and supports FSU graduate student teaching assistants. This award specifically supports graduate students involved in the PIE Program through a one-time travel award for a PIE Associate to present their research on best practices and innovation in college teaching at a regional, national or international conference. To encourage dissemination of interdisciplinary knowledge, the award recipient must also give their presentation at a PIE Workshop or PIE Conference Session. Information about the application process can be found on the PIE website by clicking here

2016 Graduate Student Excellence in Visual Arts Award Winners

The Graduate School is pleased to announce a new competition to recognize the artistic talents of graduate students at Florida State University. Cash awards will be coupled with an exhibition of the selected works in the Honors, Scholars and Fellows House on the FSU Campus for one year (April 2016-April 2017). A parallel program opportunity is being offered to undergraduate students.  Submissions will be judged separately. We are looking for two high quality works of art that clearly show excellence in visual arts.  The two graduate student winners are awarded $750.  The award winners must agree to display their “winning” art work in the Honors, Scholars and Fellows House and the installation must remain up for one year (April 2016-April 2017). Information about the application and review process can be found on our website by clicking here

2016 Leadership Award Winners

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 .

2016 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Winners

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 .

2016 Research and Creativity Award Winners

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 .

Fall 2015 Dissertation Research Grant Award Winners

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 .

Fall 2015 Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) Finalist Competition

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 .