Author: Dr. Nicquet Blake | Category: Opportunities | June 27, 2016
The Armand J. Guarino Awards for
Academic Excellence were created in order to recognize exceptional performance
of graduate students at both the Doctoral and Master’s levels
during their training at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
In order to be eligible for the
2016 awards, nominees must meet the following criteria:
1) have been officially
admitted to candidacy at either the Doctoral or Master’s degree level; in
2) have completed the requirements for and conferred
their degree by August 2015, December 2015, February 2016, May 2016, or June 2016.
A given student may be nominated more
than once, but past recipients of the Guarino Award for a given degree program
will not be eligible for a second Guarino Award.
Guarino Award applications should
be submitted electronically to Dr. Nicquet Blake in the Graduate Dean's Office
(firstname.lastname@example.org) no later
than 5 pm on Thursday, July 21, 2016 by each
departmental/program Committee on Graduate Studies (COGS). Incomplete
packets or those that do not follow the guidelines will NOT be reviewed.
Note: By agreeing to be
nominated, the applicant waives his/her right to access any letters of
recommendation written on their behalf.
Application packets must be submitted
in PDF format in the following order:
Vitae (without social security number)
Graduate Transcript from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
nomination from the COGS Chair; this letter should reference the achievements
of the student that constitute the basis for the nomination
recommendation from the Advisor/Supervising Professor
recommendation from two other faculty from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
recommendation from one individual outside The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio faculty who is a scientist
or other professional capable of commenting on "the perceived contribution
of the nominee's research work to the progress in the field."
up to three published papers.
of The Armand J. Guarino Awards at the Annual Convocation:
A check for $1500 and a Certificate will
be presented to each Doctoral award recipient. A
check for $1000 and a Certificate will be presented to each Master’s
These awards will be made at Convocation on August 19, 2016.
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