Description

In recognition of the importance of graduate research/creativity, Montana State University-Bozeman has established the Provost’s Award for Graduate Research/Creativity Mentoring. Sponsored by the Provost, this award will be given annually to a faculty member who engages graduate students in this valuable learning process. 

Eligibility

All faculty.

Sponsor

Office of Academic Affairs

Award Amount

$2,000

The following guidelines apply to the nomination and selection process:

Each Dean may nominate one faculty member from the College. The Dean of Letters and Science may nominate two candidates: one from Letters and one from Science. Nomination materials should include a current curriculum vitae
and a letter of endorsement (not to exceed two pages) from the Dean which highlights the nominee’s contribution to graduate research/creativity mentoring.

All faculty who have held a faculty appointment at MSU for at least 5 years are eligible.

Selection criteria will include:

  • Number of doctoral students mentored as committee chair in past 10 years.
  • Number of master’s students mentored as committee chair in past 10 years.
  • Number of doctoral committees (not as committee chair) in past 10 years.
  • Number of master’s committees (not as committee chair) in past 10 years.
  • Number of publications with graduate students from work completed at MSU in the past 10 years.
  • As Committee chair.
  • Not as Committee chair.
  • Any further evidence indicating the quality and significance of mentoring (e.g., national awards to graduate students the candidate mentored as major professor; qualitative comments about the quality of mentoring, etc.)

Contact

Craig Ogilvie, Graduate School, 994-4145