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Graduate Awards

Awards for Graduate Students

Graduate students are eligible for a variety of awards that reward excellence in teaching, research and service. Teaching awards include the Stanley Shepherd Graduate Teaching Assistant Award which is given to a senior physics graduate student who has excelled in teaching and who has contributed to the instructional mission of the Physics Department above and beyond their assigned TA duties. Research awards include the Alumni Association Dissertation Award, the Peter Eklund Award for Scientific Communication, and the Penn State Academic Computing Fellowship Award.