2015 UW Distinguished Dissertation Awards & WAGS/UMI Outstanding Innovation in Technology Award

UW Graduate School 2015 Distinguished Dissertation Awards

Nomination deadline:   June 22, 2015 (by noon)

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the 2015 Distinguished Dissertation Awards competition in the following four categories:

  • Biological sciences
  • Humanities & fine arts
  • Social Sciences
  • Physical sciences & engineering

These awards recognize outstanding and exceptional scholarship and research at the doctoral level. Nominations are due by noon on June 22, 2015. Each department may submit only one nomination per category, and must be submitted by the department Chair or Graduate Program Coordinator.

For more information, including details about the nomination process, see: http://grad.washington.edu/students/dissertation-WAGS-innovation-cover.pdf


WAGS/UMI Outstanding Innovation in Technology Award

Nomination deadline:   June 22, 2015 (by noon)

The Western Association of Graduate Schools (WAGS) and University Microfilms International (UMI) are pleased to announce the 2015-2016 WAGS/UMI Outstanding Innovation in Technology award.

This $1,500 award may be given either to a master’s thesis or to a doctoral dissertation and is intended to recognize the innovative application of technology to scholarship. Each member institution may submit one nomination for this award; internal UW submissions are due to the Graduate School by noon on June 22, 2015.

This award may be given either to a master’s thesis or to a doctoral dissertation for the development of an innovative technology and its utilization for the creative solution of a major problem. Each department may submit only one nomination; nominations must be submitted by the department Chair or Graduate Program Coordinator. The UW Graduate School, in turn, will submit one nomination to the Western Association of Graduate Schools.

For more information, including details about the nomination process, see: http://grad.washington.edu/students/dissertation-WAGS-innovation-cover.pdf

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