The MU Graduate Faculty Mentor Award recognizes the mentoring relationship a graduate faculty advisor has developed with graduate students.
A $1,500 honorarium is awarded to the graduate faculty member selected for this award. Only full-time, active, current graduate faculty on the MU campus are eligible.
Each department or program may nominate one faculty member. Nominators should consult with graduate students in the department or program before selecting a nominee. Past recipients of the award are not eligible. Nominations from previous years do not carry over.
Nominations are due by 5 PM (Central Time) November 1st each year. If the first day of November falls on a weekend, then the due date is the following Monday.
The nomination packet should be saved as a single pdf file labeled with the nominee’s name. It should include the following documents, saved in the following order:
The award recipient will be selected by the Graduate Faculty Senate Awards Committee on the basis of the following criteria:
Nomination packets should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Grad Mentor Award Nomination”
This award represents appreciation for an individual who has demonstrated either a profound, sustained, or leadership contribution to improving the postdoctoral experience.
The award recognizes an individual who has contributed to improving the postdoctoral experience through:
Nominations are due by December 1st of each year. If the first day of December falls on a weekend, then the due date is the following Monday.
The nomination must be made by a postdoctoral scholar (anyone who is currently a postdoc or within 5 years of completing their postdoctoral training). The nomination packet should be saved as a single pdf file labeled with the nominee’s name and Postdoctoral Mentor Award. Email nominations to Dr. Valli Sarveswaran at email@example.com. The Office of Postdoctoral Education and the board members of the MU Postdoctoral Association will review nomination packets and select a winner.
The nomination packet should include the following documents, saved in the following order: