There are many types of awards given out to graduate students, ranging from Dissertation Year Fellowships to the prestigious Fulbright Scholarships. The Graduate School also gives out awards designed to recognize and honor student research, scholarship and creativity.
These fellowships recognize and support outstanding UNH doctoral students in the final year of their Ph.D. programs. Recommendations for these highly-competitive awards are made by a committee of graduate faculty representing the colleges/schools of the University, who evaluate the quality of the applicant's dissertation work and its contribution to the student's field.
The Summer Teaching Assistant Fellowship Awards are intended to support research or study during the summer for individuals who have held a teaching assistantship position during the academic year and have performed exceptionally well as a teaching assistant and as a student. Recommendations for these awards are made by a committee of graduate faculty representing the colleges/schools of the University.
Every year in April we hold the Graduate Research Conference. Included in the conference is an award ceremony recognizing some of the outstanding graduate students and faculty we have here at the University of New Hampshire. Among the awards included are the Graduate Student Teaching Award, the Research/Scholarship/Creativity Award, and the Graduate Faculty Mentor Award.