Recognizing and honoring students for excellence in science communication and outreach during their years of graduate study

Michigan State University invites nominations for the Graduate Student Award for Science Communication and Outreach, conferred in recognition of the exemplary translation and communication of scholarly ideas, research findings, and advancements in all academic disciplines to the general public by a graduate or graduate professional student.

One student will be selected as the recipient of the Graduate Student Award for Science Communication and Outreach annually. The award recipient will receive a plaque to memorialize the accomplishment and a $750 stipend. The recipient will be formally recognized at the annual Michigan State University Outreach and Engagement Awards Ceremony.

This award program is jointly sponsored by the office of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement and the MSU Graduate School.

Nomination Process

Nominations should be initiated and completed by students. Faculty, administrators, community partners, or members of the general public are encouraged to assist the student in their application.

Visit the Nomination Process webpage for details about eligibility, the timeline, nomination instructions, and award program contact information.

Award Recipients