Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Support
Graduate program staff members' work with graduate students is key to their success – from admission through degree conferral and into impactful careers.
In recognition of the importance of these roles, the Graduate School is partnering with the Office of Undergraduate Advising on the Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Support
This award will recognize two individuals who support the academic, research, and scholarly success of master’s and doctoral students at UW–Madison through their work across the graduate lifecycle and who help cultivate a welcoming and inclusive graduate learning environment. These individuals positively influence students’, faculty, staff, and/or other stakeholders’ experiences with campus.
These individuals deliver outstanding service and support which may include:
To be eligible, the recipient must be in their current position for at least one year at the time of nomination. Each awardee receives up to $2,000 in professional development funding from the Graduate School.
Two letters of recommendation and the nominee's CV or resume are required. A preview of the nomination form is available.
The nomination submission deadline is Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 12:00pm.
Awards will be presented at the 2022 Spring Celebration & Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 16, 2022 from 12:00-1:30 pm in Varsity Hall at Union South. Register for the Spring Celebration & Awards Ceremony.