Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is pleased to announce the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, which is given to a KSU faculty or staff member who exhibits sustained exceptional mentoring of undergraduate researchers at KSU.  

Questions: our@kennesaw.edu
  • Any faculty or staff member who has a demonstrated track record of mentoring undergraduate researchers at KSU is eligible to apply.

  • The recipient will receive $2,000 in professional development funds that can be used either this or next fiscal year (no later than June 2021).
  • All materials must be combined into ONE (1) PDF and emailed by Friday, February 28, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST to our@kennesaw.edu with the following subject line in the email: 2019 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award. 
  • Email the following as ONE (1) combined PDF file to our@kennesaw.edu with the following subject line in the email: 2019 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

    • Cover page with the following information:
      • First and Last Name
      • Department
      • Year Started at KSU
    • Statement of interest (3 pages max)
      • Past experiences mentoring undergraduate researchers at KSU (e.g., number of students, number of years mentoring students)
      • Examples of how you have supported undergraduate researchers (e.g., conference presentations, publications, student success after graduation)
      • Examples of how your mentoring supports diverse students or diverse content
      • Examples of how you have exceeded expectations as a mentor – (what makes you uniquely qualified for this award?)
    • Current curriculum vita (10 pages max) highlighting work with undergraduate researchers
    • Supporting letters (up to 3) from current/former students or colleagues in a position to speak to the individual’s mentoring abilities

    Submissions that do not adhere to the requirements will not be reviewed.

  • The award will be presented at the Symposium of Student Scholars on  April 16, 2020 at 5 PM in the Convocation Center.