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The Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award recognizes graduate assistants for outstanding teaching performance. This award is sponsored jointly by the Graduate School, through the Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award endowment, and the Office of the Vice President and Dean for Undergraduate Education. The program is open to graduate students who have served as graduate assistants for at least two semesters within the last two years and plan to be a registered student in spring semester. Degree candidates carrying the title of instructor are not eligible for the award. Nominations may be submitted to the nominee's graduate officer or department head. A maximum of two students per program may be nominated. Typically, ten awards are offered in the amount of $500 each.  University employees receiving educational privileges are not eligible for this University scholarship/award in accordance with Penn State policies HR36 and HR38.

For more information please contact the Office of Graduate Fellowships and Awards Administration.

View the full list of Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award recipients