Graduate Student Awards
K-State graduate students are recognized for their accomplishments and contributions with the university-wide awards listed below. Additionally, discipline-specific awards may be presented by departments, graduate programs, and other groups.
Awards coordinated by the Graduate School
Additional university awards for graduate students
Alumni Association Awards
Graduate students are eligible for the following awards presented by the K-State Alumni Association. The nomination deadline for these awards is in February.
- Graduate Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service
- Graduate Award for Outstanding Academics
- Tony Jurich Community Commitment and Leadership Awards
- International Leadership Awards
- Multicultural Leadership
- International Student Scholarships
- LGBTQ+ Leadership Award
Presidential Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Student Teaching
This award recognizes and rewards excellence in teaching performance in the undergraduate program. Annually, two $5,000 awards are made each year, one of which is presented to a graduate teaching assistant. Nominations are submitted by department heads to the dean of the college in which the teacher is appointed. Each dean may submit one GTA nomination. A call for nominations occurs each spring semester.