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Excellence in Doctoral Student Mentoring Award


2017/2018 Excellence in Doctoral Student Mentoring Award

Nominations are no longer being accepted for the 2017/2018 award.

Please check back during the Spring 2018 semester for the name of the 2017/2018 award winner. 


PURPOSE

The Excellence in Doctoral Student Mentoring Award is intended for faculty members who have a strong record of excellence in mentoring graduate students. Effective mentoring is a crucial determinant of the academic and professional success of a graduate student and this award is intended to provide the UT Arlington community the opportunity to publicly acknowledge and reward outstanding mentors. The selected individual will receive $3000 and will be recognized at the Spring Meeting of the University Faculty and Associates. The recipient’s essay on his/her mentoring philosophy will be featured on the OGS website.  Winners from STEM disciplines will be asked to serve on the next STEM faculty selection committee while winners selected for the Liberal Arts and Professional disciplines award will help select the next awardee in these disciplines. Please take a look at the call for nominations to see the selection criteria for this award, then click on the link below to nominate a deserving faculty member.  

ELIGIBILITY

To qualify for the award, nominees must currently be a full-time, tenure-track or tenured UT Arlington faculty member and have chaired the committee of at least three (3) doctoral recipients in the last eight (8) years. Past recipients may be nominated eight (8) years after receiving the award, but preference will be given to faculty members who have not previously received this award.

Call for Nominations(pdf)
Application and Selection Process (pdf)


2016/2017 Excellence in Doctoral Student Mentoring Award Winner

Dr. Ramon E. Lopez

Department of Physics

Link to Dr. Lopez's Mentoring Essay

Link to Past Recipients of the Doctoral Mentoring Award