Graduate Student Awards Program
The Graduate Student Awards are an annual program of awards sponsored by Office of Graduate Enrichment and co-sponsored by Biomedical Graduate Education, the Graduate Student Government, McCourt School of Public Policy, and McDonough School of Business recognizing excellence among graduate students at Georgetown University.
The Graduate Student Teaching Award
For graduate students acting as instructor of record, i.e. teaching their own course. Awards are given to one student from each area: humanities, social science, and science.
The Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award
To recognize excellence among graduate students serving as TAs. Awards are given to one student from each area: humanities, social science, and science and an at-large award.
Outstanding Graduate Student Organization Award
This award will recognize 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.
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.
Dr. Karen Gale Exceptional PhD Student Award
Recognizes a PhD 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.
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.
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.
Distinguished Staff Award
Recognizes a staff member who shows dedication to academic and personal wellbeing of graduate students. This encompasses providing guidance, knowledge, support, and advocating on behalf of graduate students to improve the graduate community at Georgetown University.
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.
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