Excellence Awards

The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research wishes to recognize and celebrate excellence with three student awards and one supervisor award:

  • Award for Outstanding Graduate Supervision
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Award
  • Graduate Student Excellence Award (Innovation and Research)
  • Graduate Community Engagement Award

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Graduate Awards

Award for Outstanding Graduate Supervision

This award is to recognize a faculty member who has demonstrated a record of excellent mentorship and supervision of graduate students at the University of Regina. The winner will be nominated for the Canadian Association of Graduate Studies (CAGS) Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentorship. The nomination deadline is March 31.

More information can be found on the Application Form

Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

To recognize graduate students in any discipline who received GTA from FGSR and conducted excellent work in providing teaching assistance for undergraduate classes. Nominees should demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

  • Significant contribution to student learning experience (subject matter knowledge, pedagogy, technology, professional development)
  • Mentorship and guidance of undergraduate and/or graduate students
  • Distinguished academic record
  • Contributions and initiatives that enhance FGSR’s and UofR’s mission

 Application information below

Graduate Student Excellence Award (Innovation and Research)

To recognize graduate students in any discipline who conduct leading-edge research. Nominees should demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

  • Impactful research, knowledge production and/or creative activity
  • Dissemination of their work to wider audiences within and outside the student’s field of study
  • Distinguished academic record
  • Contributions and initiatives that enhance FGSR’s and UofR’s mission

 Application information below

Graduate Community Engagement Award

To recognize graduate students in any discipline who demonstrate excellence in community-engaged service (including but not limited to community-engaged research, creative activity or knowledge dissemination, leadership, community volunteering services, advocacy and activism).  Nominees should demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

  • Inspirational leadership and community engagement that contribute to the prosperity and well-being of the University and the broader community
  • Significant community participation and volunteering
  • Distinguished academic record
  • Contributions and initiatives that enhance UofR’s mission

 Application information below

Graduate Student Award Application Information

Value

A maximum of one award will be presented annually for each category.  Each award consists of a Certificate of Excellence from the Dean of FGSR along with a $500 cash prize. The award will be publicly announced during the annual FGSR Excellence Awards ceremony.

Eligibility

The nominee must be enrolled as a graduate student in good standing at the University of Regina. Students who completed their program in the previous winter semester are also eligible.  Previous recipients are not eligible to apply for a period of 2 years following the year in which they received the same award.

Applications

Please see the Nomination Form for the FGSR Excellence Awards

Applications must include: completed nomination form, letter from the nominator, letter of support from UofR unit or community member, letter of support from graduate supervisor/advisor, nominee’s abbreviated CV, and copy of unofficial transcript.

Address 

Submit applications to grad.engagement@uregina.ca

Deadline

May 30

*the deadline has been extended to June 30*

Winners of the 2022 Graduate Excellence Awards

- Rachel Krakauer (PhD in Clinical Psychology) – Graduate Student Community Engagement Award;
- Angèle Poirier (MA in Economics) – Teaching Assistant Award; and
- Dr. Jyotpal Singh (PhD in Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Graduate Student Excellence Award (Innovation and Research).



Questions can be sent to grad.engagement@uregina.ca