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 2022, Spring 2023, Summer 2023) 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 2018 through Summer 2023, 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.

Full Guidelines

Faculty Doctoral Mentoring Award Nomination Form

The deadline for submitting nominations is Tuesday, November 7.  The nomination must be supported by at least two (maximum of three) letters of support from current or former graduate students of the nominee.  One of these letters of support must come from a former doctoral student of the nominee.  The letters of support should be submitted no later than Tuesday, November 7. Click here to submit letters of support after you have completed the form below.

Faculty Doctoral Mentor Award Nomination

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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 the link above 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.
The following are the eligible faculty from the College of Medicine.
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