Faculty Awards

Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award

Sponsored annually by the Graduate School this award honors faculty mentors whose dedication to graduate students and commitment to excellence in graduate education and mentoring have made a significant contribution to the quality of life and professional development of graduate students at Florida State University. Recipients shall have demonstrated outstanding mentoring practices and an overall commitment to graduate education at Florida State University.

The selection committee will use, but are not limited to, the following criteria:

  • has an established record of mentoring and professional interactions with graduate students by encouraging student publication, external grant funding, conference presentations, and other professional development opportunities;
  • provides a supportive environment which facilitates the development of best performance and talents from graduate students;
  • cultivates the development from student to colleague;
  • acts as an advocate and mentors graduate students in administrative, organizational, and professional matters;
  • attracts graduate students to FSU through active recruitment and academic/scholarly reputation;
  • serves as major professor and has a successful record of graduate student degree completion.

Awards will be given each academic year to: up to five individual mentors of master’s and/or doctoral students. The awards will be presented at the Faculty Awards Ceremony held in Spring 2023 and will include a $3,000 award for each faculty mentor winner.

The application cycle is now closed. 

For questions please contact Ashley Jarvis at a.jarvis@fsu.edu or by phone 644-3501. 

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