Giles T. Brown Outstanding Thesis Award

This award recognizes distinguished scholarly achievement at the master’s level. Nominations will be accepted in any discipline in which the College offers a master’s degree. If a discipline offers both a thesis and project option, only the thesis option is acceptable for consideration.

Number Awarded: Varies

Dollar Amount: $1000

Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019

Program Materials:  CFP PDF File Opens in new window

Nomination Guidelines:

(a) Four unbound color copies of the thesis with the signed signature page,

(b) Four copies of a non-technical summary, prepared by the student (1,000-1,500 words), describing the research and its significance for a general academic audience of nonspecialists,

(c) An original and three copies of nomination letters (4 sets total), from a member of the student’s Thesis Committee, the student’s Department Chair, and the College Dean. The letters should include information regarding the significance of the thesis, the contribution of the thesis to the department’s program, and the impact of the thesis on the knowledge-base of the discipline,

(d) A short biography (between 125-150 words) of the nominee, written by the student. See Biographical Information Guide for full details.