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The Graduate School is pleased to announce the new Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award. The award will be presented annually to two (2) postdoctoral scholars at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) who demonstrate excellence in research, communication, and leadership. Each award includes a certificate and $1,500 to the recipient. The awardees will be announced during Postdoctoral Appreciation Week (September 20-24, 2021).
Eligibility: This award recognizes outstanding and innovative work by postdoctoral scholars. UTSA defines a postdoc as meeting both of the following qualifications (see Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and UTSA Research):
1. Holds a recent doctoral degree, generally awarded within the last 5 years, such as:
2. Has a limited-term appointment, generally no more than 5 years:
Nominations must include the items below. Self-nominations are welcome. Nominations should be sent from the nominator to PostDocs@utsa.edu by the application close date.
Submission Process: Nominees should compile their personal statement and CV into a single PDF and send to PostDocs@utsa.edu. Do not include nominations. Nominations should be sent directly from the nominator.
Application Limitations: Each postdoctoral scholar can receive only one such award during their tenure at UTSA. There are no limits to how many times each person can apply, as long as they have not been presented with this award before.
|Application closes:||September 7, 2021|
|Award presentation:||September 23, 2021|
Application Review: A panel of faculty from UTSA will review each application and select two recipients.