Taylor Graduate Student Awards

These awards are sponsored by Professor Allen Taylor, an alumnus of the Chemistry Department at Rutgers University-Newark.

An award of $500 will be bestowed annually on a graduate student at the end of their 3rd year after completing the candidacy exam.

An award of $500 will be bestowed annually on a graduate student for an outstanding PhD thesis.

 

Award Nomination:

Candidates for the award are nominated by their faculty advisor. A student can be nominated for either/both of these awards but can only receive one Taylor award as a Rutgers-Newark graduate student.*

Nomination Deadline:

May 31st; nominations are submitted by email to the Department Chair.

 

Criteria for Selection of Awardees:

(a) Research excellence

(b) Standing in the program (GPA)

(c) Training and mentoring of junior students

 

Previous Awardees:

The first awards will be given out in 2021.

 

Department of Chemistry Teaching Assistant Awards

 

An award of $300 will be bestowed annually on a graduate for outstanding efforts as a Teaching Assistant in one of the introductory laboratories (General Chemistry, World of Chemistry).

 

An award of $300 will be bestowed annually on a graduate student for outstanding efforts as a Teaching Assistant in one of the advanced laboratories (Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic and Materials Chemistry).

 

Award Nomination:

Candidates for the award are nominated by course instructors. A student can be (re)nominated for either of these awards.

 

Nomination Deadline:

May 31st; nominations are submitted by email to the Department Chair.

 

Previous Awardees:

2020 Jung Yeon (Alice) Lee, Nurcan Baser-Kirazli

2019 Alina Umerbekova, Shruti Masand

 

* If a chemist is selected as the Dean's Dissertation Award winner in a given year, then this departmental award is offered to the runner-up from Chemistry.