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Call for Nominations: Graduate school Faculty Mentor of the Year Award

December 2, 2016

Contact: Robyn Kotzker, Assistant Director, Office of Funding Opportunities, rkotzker@umd.edu301-405-0281

The Graduate School Faculty Mentor of the Year Award recognizes outstanding mentorship by members of the UMD graduate faculty.  UMD graduate students are invited to nominate faculty members who have made exceptional contributions to an individual student’s graduate education and/or to the development of programs or other structures benefitting graduate students more broadly. A sum of $1,000 will be awarded to the winners to be used toward furthering mentoring activities. Up to four awards are made annually.  

Eligibility:   All University of Maryland, College Park Graduate Faculty are eligible for nomination and may be nominated by currently enrolled UMD graduate students. One letter of nomination per faculty member will be accepted. 

Nomination Process:  Nominations for these awards are made by currently enrolled UMD graduate students and all nominations must be endorsed by at least five individuals. The nomination deadline is Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  For complete information, please go to


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