The Graduate School coordinates annual award programs to honor outstanding individuals. These awards are generously underwritten by the University Co-op.
Awards are presented at the annual Graduate School/University Co-op Awards Banquet each spring.
The Outstanding Dissertation Award was established in 1979 to recognize exceptional work and to encourage the highest levels of scholarship, research and writing.
The William S. Livingston Outstanding Graduate Student Academic Employee Award honors outstanding performance by graduate student academic employees.
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.
The Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award recognizes the distinguished teaching of a graduate faculty member.
The Outstanding Graduate Coordinator Award recognizes the exemplary service of a graduate coordinator.
The Outstanding Graduate Adviser Award recognizes the exemplary service of a graduate adviser.
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.