Faculty Mentoring Award


  1. Only University of Florida budgeted Graduate Faculty (tenured or untenured) who supervise doctoral dissertations are eligible.
  2. Faculty must actively support graduate education through teaching, service on graduate committees and sponsorship of student research and scholarship.
  3. As verified in GIMS, the nominee must have graduated (served as committee chair or co-chair) at least one doctoral student during the preceding year (Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021) AND must have graduated (served as committee chair or co-chair) at least two additional students with dissertation degrees in the past five years (Fall 2016 through Summer 2021, inclusively). 
  4. Nominations for Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Awards will be accepted from graduate students, former graduate students, faculty members, department chairs, graduate coordinators, and higher-level administrators.  Individual faculty members may not nominate themselves.
  5. Individuals who receive a Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award during the previous three years are not eligible.

Faculty Doctoral Mentoring Award Nomination Form

Faculty Doctoral Mentor Award Nomination

  • The nominator is responsible for submitting the nomination form to the College of Medicine, Office of Graduate Education. Letters of support from current or former graduate students (see guidelines) must be submitted via email to Amy Davis (aldavis@ufl.edu) by either the nominator or the current/former graduate student. The College of Medicine, Office of Graduate Education will obtain a letter of support from the nominee's department chair and the college dean.
  • Max. file size: 125 MB.