Yes. This is a different award.
Yes. The total package cannot exceed six pages.
The chief academic officer or the president of the institution. The application must be submitted by the principal graduate representative (i.e., the graduate dean, vice president for research, etc.).
The package is submitted electronically as a PDF to Anna Naranjo.
Yes, but the in-kind match must be described in the application.
No, indirect costs are not included.
Yes. Proposals that encourage innovation to improve the success of a diverse and inclusive student population are of special interest. For example: the graduate school has identified a need to direct efforts toward the recruitment, admission and completion of a URP and proposes methods to create a positive impact.
Only one award for $20,000 is presented each year. Two institutions will receive an Honorable mention designation and will be recognized during the Awards Luncheon at the CGS Annual Meeting and included on the award page on the CGS website.
Yes, by contacting the chair of the committee.
Yes. The report should be submitted in a form that can be included in the Occasional Paper Series on the CGS website or an article in GradEdge. Alternatively the winner may be asked to participate in a program at the Summer Workshop and provide a PowerPoint for the CGS website.
While the awards committee will make the decision in selecting the winner, we would suggest that you seek programmatic solutions to improving success in graduate education.