The Graduate Assistant of the Year Award recognizes an exemplary graduate assistant for their character; their service and outstanding contributions to the mission of the University through teaching and research; and their scholarly achievements.
Nominees must be currently-enrolled graduate assistants in good academic standing
on a minimum of 9 semester hours of graduate coursework.
The student must be nominated by their school director if the GA is employed in an academic unit; if the GA is employed in a non-academic area, nominations must be submitted by the immediate supervisor.
The winner will be recognized at the 2020 Susan A. Siltanen Graduate Research Symposium awards luncheon on Tuesday, March 24.
Nominations should be made using the following electronic form: https://forms.usm.edu/graduate-school/view.php?id=123811
Nominators should be prepared to submit the following documents:
Please review the nomination form for additional information regarding the required documents.
Contact Lindsey Jones at Lindsey.GarrityFREEMississippi with any questions.
The deadline for nominations has been extended to Monday, February 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm.