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Faculty Mentor Award

Faculty Mentor Award

The faculty mentor award is designed to annually recognize one faculty member who has gone above and beyond to support undergraduate students’ participation in research.

If your faculty mentor has been exceptional and you would like the opportunity to offer a special thank you, please consider nominating them for this distinctive award. The faculty recipient of this award will be publicly recognized at the Student Showcase and will receive a monetary award of $1,000.

Submission Process:

  • Nominations for this award are due Friday, April 19, 2024.
  • Click here to nominate a Faculty Mentor.

Eligibility requirements:

  • The SVSU faculty member must have served as a mentor for a SVSU UGRP faculty-led or student-led grant during the current academic calendar year (2023-2024).
  • The SVSU faculty member’s student nominator must be presenting his/her research at the current SVSU Student Showcase.
  • The mentor must have a full-time faculty appointment.
  • A nominee may receive this award only once during his/her tenure at SVSU.

If nominated:

  • Nominated faculty will be notified and asked to provide additional information.
  • Faculty nominees should provide information no later than Wednesday, April 24, 2024.
  • Information provided by faculty mentor should include:
    • Curriculum Vita (highlighting experiences mentoring students)
    • Mentorship philosophy (limited to 1000 words)