An annual award will be made to an outstanding graduate student in the College of Liberal Arts. Nominations may be submitted by graduate faculty members, in consultation with the nominee. Both part-time and full-time graduate students in Liberal Arts graduate programs may be nominated. Nominees must have completed at least 18 hours of graduate work at the time of nomination and must have earned a Texas State GPA of at least 3.75. Note: Students who graduated with a 3.75 or higher Texas State GPA the immediately preceding December or August are also eligible. Any graduate student who meets the criteria may be nominated.
Each department will screen its applicants for eligibility and forward one nomination to the College of Liberal Arts Dean's Office, FH 313.
Nominations must be submitted to the major department for verification of eligibility by the second Thursday in February. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Chairs and Directors of degree granting programs in the College of Liberal Arts will review and rank the candidates. NOTE: The committee may recommend that no award be presented for the year. The award will be presented at the College of Liberal Arts Awards Day in April. Please check with your major department for this year’s date.