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Graduate Student Awards

K-State Alumni Association Graduate Student Awards

Established in 2010, the K-State Alumni Association receives nominations from K-State faculty and selects award winners in two categories: Academics and Leadership/Service.

2013 Graduate Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service

  • Kat Lopez - Journalism & Mass Communications

For a complete list of award winners, visit the K-State Alumni Association website.

Previous years ArtSci students have been selected for this award

2012
Academics - Andrew Jones, optical physics

2010
Service and Leadership - Kara Dillard, Sociology

 

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by a Teaching Assistant

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching recognizes compassion, dedication and creativity as teachers, advisers or administrators. The Office of the President and Curtain Property Co. sponsor this award.

2015 - Whitney Jeter, Ph.D. student in psychological sciences

Previous years ArtSci students have been selected for this award

2014
Zheng Zao, Ph.D. student in mathematics

2013
Vincent Pigno, Ph.D. student in mathematics

 

 

Stamey Award for Graduate Teaching Assistants

William L. Stamey is a mathematician and served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for seventeen years from 1970-1987.  In recognition of Dean Stamey's outstanding record in recruiting excellent faculty to Kansas State University and in recognition of the continuing need to foster excellence in teaching and advising, the College of Arts and Sciences has established the William L. Stamey Award. This year's graduate teaching assistant award recipient is:

Lora Adair, psycho

Previous years ArtSci students have been selected for this award

2014 - Kyleen Kelly, geography
2013 - Andrew Ricketts, biology
2012 - Vladimir Bejan, economics
2011 - Santosh Ghimire, mathematics
2010 - Rachel Manspeaker, mathematics
2009 - Sumanth Reddy, geography
2006 - Lydia Buckley, modern languages
2005 - Sarah Bishop, english
2004 - Jennifer Bonds-Raack, psychology
2003 - Alan Bearman, history
2002 - Ramesh Mohan, economics
2001 - Chris Schroeder, mathematics
2000 - Sally Schrank, biology

 

Alvin & RosaLee Sarachek Predoctoral Honors Fellowship and Travel Awards in Molecular Biology

The Sarachek Predoctoral Honors Fellowship provides an award of $17,000 to a resident graduate student enrolled in a Ph.D. program at Kansas State University. In addition to the Honors Fellowship, up to three Sarachek Scientific Travel Awards of $1,000 each will be presented annually, as determined by a faculty selection committee. The Arts & Sciences doctoral candidates selected for this year's Sarachek Awards are:

Aashima Khosla, biochemistry and molecular biophysics

Previous years ArtSci students have been selected for this award

2014 - Sara Duhachek Muggy, biochemistry
2013 - Emily Archer Sloan, microbiology & Alina De La Mota-Peynado, biology
2012 - Erica Cain, biology
2010 - Alison Luce-Fedrow, biology
2009 - Vinai Chittezham Thomas, biology
2006 - Chanitchote Detvistisakun, biology
2005 - David Hogenkamp, biochemistry
2003 - Israel Muro, microbiology
2002 - Tom Clarke, biology

 

For more information on the Saracheck Award, including application information, biographies of past winners and a complete list of past recipients, go to their website at: http://www.k-state.edu/grad/financing/sarachek.

 

University Distinguished Professor Graduate Student Award

This award is intended to recognize exceptional achievement in graduate studies. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in scholarship through publications and other accomplishments appropriate for his or her academic field.

The University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Award provides an award of $10,000 to a resident graduate student enrolled in a Ph.D. program at Kansas State University.

For more information on the UDP Graduate Student Award, including nomination and application information, biographies of past winners and a complete list of past recipients, go to their website at: http://www.k-state.edu/grad/financing/udp.