Outstanding GTA Award

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Outstanding GTA award 

Nominations for Outstanding GTA Award sought: The Graduate and Professional Student Government Association (GPSGA) would like to recognize one outstanding graduate teaching assistant with a $350 cash prize and a certificate to be presented during Graduate Student Appreciation Week.

Eligibility: Master's and doctoral student applicants must be enrolled as a graduate student in the current academic year and have a minimum grade point average of 3.5.

Nomination Procedures: Nominations of master's and doctoral students may be initiated by any faculty member, administrator, or graduate student (including self nominations) and should include the following items:

  1. Curriculum vitae/resume including name, major, campus address, e-mail address, home phone number, major advisor, and list of teaching and mentoring activities, leadership activities, scholastic achievements, professional involvement, and research accomplishments.
  2. OSU transcript showing overall GPA. This can be either an official transcript from the registrar’s office or an unofficial transcript from SIS website.
  3. Three letters of nomination/recommendation. Each of these must be provided in a sealed envelope signed across the seal by the person providing the letter.

Award Deadlines and Timeline: Nomination packages including all materials are due 15 March, 2017 by 5:00PM and should be mailed via campus mail to:

Graduate and Professional Student Government Association

ATTN: Awards Committee 

211N Student Union

Finalists will be notified within a week after the due date of application submission and interviews as the finalists will occur the following week. The winners in each category will be announced during Graduate Student Appreciation Week and presented with a certificate.

  For information in addition, please feel free to contact us at gpsga@okstate.edu