The award nomination forms with further information for each award can be found in the menu at right. Information regarding the 3MT competition is available here.

Faculty Awards

Each year NAGS recognizes the contributions of three faculty members to graduate education. Two awards are for excellence in teaching and the third award is for excellence in mentoring.

Student Awards

Each year NAGS recognizes an outstanding master’s thesis and an outstanding dissertation that has been produced by a student at one of its member institutions. Nominees for the dissertation award must have received their degree within five years of the competition, while nominees for the thesis award must have received their degrees within three years preceding the year of competition.

Awards Schedule

2022Physical Sciences, Mathematics, & EngineeringAgricultural, Biological & Health Sciences
2023Social Sciences & EducationPhysical Sciences, Mathematics, & Engineering
2024Arts & HumanitiesSocial Sciences & Education
2025Agricultural, Biological & Health SciencesArts & Humanities