Get Recognized for Mentorship

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring

  • Eligibility: Current Duke Graduate School students and Duke Graduate School alumni are eligible for the student award.
  • Award: $2,000
  • Application process: Each candidate must be nominated by at least one current student or faculty member.
  • Selection process: The selection committee for the student award consists of faculty, students and graduate deans.
  • See profiles of past winners.

Bass Connections Award for Outstanding Mentorship

  • Eligibility: Graduate students and postdocs participating in Bass Connections project teams during the nomination period are eligible.
  • Award: Varies
  • Application process: Candidates must be nominated by a faculty member or another student, and the nomination must also include a secondary recommendation from at least one additional undergraduate student.
  • Selection process: The selection committee is comprised of members of the Bass Connections Faculty and Student Advisory Councils and staff.