Graduate Honors & Awards

Sanderson Award for Undergraduate Mentoring

Unlike the Teaching Assistant awards that are currently offered within some departments/programs, the Sanderson Awards for Undergraduate Mentoring recognizes mentoring in the context of undergraduate scholarship and research outside of classroom teaching.

Strikwerda Award for Excellence

The Carl J. Strikwerda Award for Excellence recognize William & Mary Arts & Sciences graduate students for their outstanding written papers on thesis research or scholarship to earn an MA, MS, or MPP degree. 

Thesis & Dissertation Awards

Thesis and dissertation awards recognize exemplary achievement in original graduate student research. 

Graduate Faculty Mentoring Award - NEW 2017-2018

Graduate students may nominate faculty for this award, which recognizes exemplary graduate mentoring that supports the advancement of students as scholars, teachers, and professionals. The Graduate Faculty Mentoring Award recognizes faculty adept within the broad spectrum of activities that makes up graduate mentoring.