Past Winners of Graduate Awards
The Graduate Student Teaching Award
This award recognizes graduate students acting as the instructor of record, i.e., teaching their own course. Awards are given to one student from each area: humanities, social science, and science.
Caitlin M. Brown
Celia Chomón Zamora
Natalia Curto Garcia-Nieto
The Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award
This award recognizes excellence among graduate students serving as Teaching Assistants. Awards are given to one student from each area: humanities, social science, and science at-large.
Tanaporn (Gift) Wangsanut
Gracia El Ayle
Dr. Karen Gale Exceptional Ph.D. Student Award
Recognizes a Ph.D. Graduate Student who demonstrates a high level of excellence and expertise in their field. This can include academic and research achievements, excellence beyond course work, and commitment to their area of study. Awards are given to one student from each area: humanities, social sciences, and sciences and an at-large award.
The Gerald M. Mara Faculty Mentoring Award
This award recognizes a faculty member who exemplifies the spirit of cura personalis in aiding the academic and professional development of graduate students.
Erwin Tiongson (Foreign Service)
Samantha Pinto (English and African American Studies)
Patrick O’Malley (English)
Lourdes Ortega (Linguistics)
Mark C. Murphy (Philosophy)
David Edelstein (Foreign Service)
Emily Francomano (Spanish & Portuguese)
Maureen Lewis (Foreign Service)
Patrick O’Malley (English)
Outstanding Graduate Student Organization Award
This award recognizes the graduate student organization that demonstrated consistent flexibility, initiative, creativity and perseverance; made a meaningful contribution to graduate students, the University, and/or the surrounding community; and organized activities, events, and programs that have had a significant impact on the quality of campus life at Georgetown University.
Women in Science Education
Georgetown University Graduate Association of Mexican Students
LAPA (Latin American Policy Association)
Outstanding Leader in a Graduate Student Organization
This award recognizes a Georgetown University graduate student who has made outstanding contributions to the campus community by their leadership, programming endeavors, individual skills, volunteer activities, service, and attitude in support of student activities as a member or leader of a group under the Graduate Student Government (GradGov).
Lucretia Witte, EduWonks
Graduate Global Citizen Award
Acknowledges a graduate student in good academic standing who demonstrates significant and well-documented progress in developing intercultural competency and global-mindedness based on examples of on-campus engagement with the Georgetown community.
Distinguished Staff Award
Recognizes a staff member who shows dedication to academic and personal well-being of graduate students. This encompasses providing guidance, knowledge, support, and advocating on behalf of graduate students to improve the graduate community at Georgetown University.
Exceptional Masters Student Award
Recognizes a Masters level Graduate Student who demonstrates a high level of excellence in their field. This can include academic achievement, quality of papers and theses, and commitment to advancing their studies through internships and/or work experience. Awards are given to one student from each area: humanities, social sciences, and sciences and an at-large award.