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Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award

Posted: 11/7/2017 (Funding)

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2018 Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award. Named for the late Graduate School Dean Marsha L. Landolt, this award has recognized excellent faculty mentors annually since 1999.

The Graduate School is especially interested in generating a diverse group of nominations, including nominations of faculty members who are women, or from underrepresented minority groups, or with disabilities.

The Graduate School, with assistance from the President’s Office, sponsors this annual award in order to recognize outstanding mentoring of graduate students by faculty members. The relationship between a graduate student and a faculty advisor is one that can have a profound, lifelong influence on both people. At its best, this mentoring relationship inspires and gives confidence to the student while providing the faculty member with a valued colleague. The Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award allows us to honor those members of the faculty who exemplify excellence in graduate education. A single award, accompanied by $5,000 in discretionary funds that may be used to support the awardee’s scholarly activities, will be given and presented at the annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in June 2018, in conjunction with other University-wide awards.

Complete information on this year’s nomination procedures and guidelines are available below. Questions about the Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award or nomination procedures may be directed to

Complete nomination packets must be received by 5 pm PST, December 20, 2017.

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Deadline: 12/20/2017