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Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Award

Deadline: February 1


Purpose: The purpose of the Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Award is to recognize a Graduate Student Representative who has contributed to the Society in a significant manner beyond the routine duties of a representative to a Regional Chapter, Special Interest Group, or Specialty Section.

The basic duties of a representative are:

• Inform the students within their chapter about awards, activities and various beneficial activities

• Participate in the respective leadership meetings

• Participate in the respective Graduate Committee meetings

• Contribute to the newsletters

Those recognized make valuable contributions about these responsibilities.

Academic achievements are not considered for the award.

The Graduate Student Leadership Committee sponsors the Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Award.

Nomination: The graduate representative nominates him or herself by submitting a document explaining the accomplishments, which should be supported by a letter from the respective RC/SIG/SS president. The representative sends the nomination via e-mail to their respective chairperson (Regional Chapter/Special Interest Group Graduate Committee or Specialty Section Graduate Committee) with a copy to the GSLC staff liaison. The group president sends his or her letter to the same contacts.

Historical Listing of Award Recipients

Award Group: SOT

Application Materials: