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Penn State Awards Recognition


The Graduate School

The Graduate School Service Award

The Graduate Student Service Award, established in 1991, recognizes a graduate student who has best-combined high academic achievement with leadership in University or other public activities.

Contact: Office of Student Activities | 225A HUB | (814) 863-3786

Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Awards

The Office of the Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education and the Graduate School sponsor these awards to recognize excellence in teaching by graduate students. Recipients must have served as a graduate assistant for at least two semesters within the last two years.

Contact: The Graduate School | 317 Kern | (814) 865-2514

Kopp International Achievement Award - Graduate

This annual award recognizes one graduate student who has contributed significantly to the advancement of the international mission of the University. It is named for the retired deputy vice president for international programs. The designation "achievement" includes, but is not limited to, the display of excellence in: research with a significant international component; participation in international programs and/or field projects; teaching with a significant international content; and service to the international community.

Contact: Office of International Programs | 222 Boucke | (814) 865-6348


University Relations | Department of Campus and Community Affairs | Barbara Meeker (Director)
205 Old Main | University Park PA 16802 | (814) 863-1030

*Concerns with regards to the awards listed above, please contact: The University Registrar | (814) 863-1930

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