Awards

The Graduate School coordinates annual award programs to honor outstanding individuals. These awards are generously underwritten by the University Co-op.

The coordinator award is presented at an event hosted by the Graduate School and Graduate Coordinator Network. Other awards are presented at the annual Graduate School/University Co-op Awards Banquet or Graduate School Convocation each spring.

Student Awards

Outstanding Dissertation Award

The Outstanding Dissertation Award was established in 1979 to recognize exceptional work and to encourage the highest levels of scholarship, research and writing.

Outstanding Graduate Student Academic Employee Award

The William S. Livingston Outstanding Graduate Student Academic Employee Award honors outstanding performance by graduate student academic employees.

Outstanding Master’s Thesis/Report Award

The Outstanding Master’s Thesis/Report Award was established in 2003 to recognize exceptional work by master’s students and to encourage the highest levels of scholarship, research and writing.

Professional Awards

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award

The Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award recognizes the distinguished teaching of a graduate faculty member.

Outstanding Graduate Coordinator Award

The Outstanding Graduate Coordinator Award recognizes the exemplary service of a graduate coordinator.

Outstanding Graduate Adviser Award

The Outstanding Graduate Adviser Award recognizes the exemplary service of a graduate adviser.

Outstanding Alumnus Award

The Outstanding Alumnus Award recognizes outstanding academic or nonacademic achievements of Graduate School alumni and alumnae since their graduation from UT Austin with a doctoral or master’s degree.