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Graduate School Teaching Awards

The purpose of the Graduate School Teaching Awards is to recognize outstanding contributions made to teaching by graduate students at NDSU. One award of $1000 will be made each year in each college in which graduate students perform significant classroom or laboratory teaching responsibilities.


  • The graduate student must be in good academic standing and currently enrolled at NDSU.
  • The student must have been primarily responsible for the instruction of a course or a laboratory section taught at NDSU while the student was enrolled in a graduate program at NDSU.
  • Students may not win the award more than once.

Selection Committee

Each college will form a selection committee to determine the award winner for that college. The selection conm1ittee membership will be approved by the Dean of the academic college.

Nomination Deadline

Submit nominations to the academic college to which your department belongs. Deadlines are deteremined by the dean's office of the academic college.

Nomination Requirements

Students will be nominated by the department in which they completed their teaching duties. Each department/program may nominate one individual for the award.

The nomination packet will include:

  • A letter from the department which describes the outstanding instructional contributions made by he student.
  • A description of the teaching experiences of the nominee. This should include course names and he responsibilities of the nominee for each course listed.
  • A two-page (double spaced) statement written by the nominee which describes his or her teaching
  • philosophy.
  • Supplemental documentation including syllabi or instruction plans.
  • The results of formative and summative evaluations collected in the courses or labs for which the
  • student was primary instructor.

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NDSU Graduate School
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7033
Campus address:  106 Putnam Hall
Physical/delivery address:  NDSU Graduate School/106 Putnam Hall/1349 12th Avenue Northwest/Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address:  NDSU Dept. 2820/PO Box 6050/Fargo, ND 58108
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