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GSA Awards

The Graduate Student Association has established five awards to recognize members of the UMBC community who have distinguished themselves.

Officially delivered at the Annual GSA Awards Ceremony.

A committee of graduate students will accept and review the nominations before the final senate meeting of the academic school year. Any current graduate student, faculty, or staff member may nominate any graduate student who is enrolled at UMBC.


You may click the title of any of the awards to complete and submit the nomination form for that award.

All applications are due by May 1, 2017 at 11:59pm.

 

The Jessica Soto Perez Memorial Award

The Graduate Student Association has established the Jessica Soto-Perez Award to honor a graduate student who strives, during their time at UMBC, to aid graduate students in their academic and professional pursuits.

Any graduate student of UMBC is eligible for this award.

Award recipients receive a $250 honorarium and his/her name on the showcase plaque in the GSA Office. 


The Donald Creighton Outstanding Faculty Award

The Graduate Student Association has established the Donald Creighton Outstanding Faculty Award to honor on an annual basis an outstanding adviser, mentor, or professor who strives to aid graduate students in their academic and professional pursuits during their time at UMBC.

Any adviser, mentor, or professor is eligible for this award.

Award recipients receive a $250 honorarium and his/her name on the showcase plaque in the GSA Office. 


The Outstanding Senator Award

The Graduate Student Association has established the Outstanding GSA Senator Award to honor a graduate senator who strives, during their time at UMBC, to aid graduate students in their academic and professional pursuits.

Any representative from a Graduate Program or GSO is eligible for this award.

Award recipients receive a $250 honorarium and his/her name on the showcase plaque in the GSA Office. 


The Outstanding University Staff Award

The Graduate Student Association has established an Outstanding UMBC Staff Award to honor a UMBC staff member who strives, during their time at UMBC, to aid graduate students in their academic and professional pursuits.

Any staff member at UMBC is eligible for this award.

Award recipients receive a $250 honorarium and his/her name on the showcase plaque in the GSA Office. 


The Outstanding GSO Award

The Graduate Student Association established the Outstanding GSO Award during the 2013-2014 academic year to honor a graduate student organization that strives to aid graduate students in a social and/or academic setting.

Any GSA GSO is eligible for this award.

Award recipients will receive additional funding for the next year’s budget and have the GSO name on the showcase plaque in the GSA Office.