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Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Dr. Zachary Stahlschmidt
Director of Undergraduate Research

Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award

Call for Nominations

Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a faculty member for excellence in the mentoring of undergraduate researchers. The recipient must be a tenured or tenure-track faculty member for whom the mentoring of undergraduate researchers has been a significant activity.

Criteria for the award: Evidence of excellence in mentoring Pacific undergraduates in research may include the following activities:

  • their research efforts, as part of regularly scheduled classes or undergraduate research credits, summer research, etc.
  • their preparation for conference presentations (including PURCC) or research publications; or
  • their application for grants to support research activity.

Nomination materials:

  • Nomination letter highlighting nominee's success in mentoring undergraduate researchers (1 page maximum). Self-nominations will be accepted.
  • Nominee's philosophy of undergraduate research mentoring (1 page maximum).
  • Summary of nominee's record regarding the mentoring of undergraduates' research activities (3 pages maximum). This summary should include:
    • A list of undergraduate research mentees and project titles (the list should be representative, not comprehensive); and
    • Any other leadership activities promoting undergraduate research.
  • Letters of support from current or former mentees (up to three; 1 page maximum each).

Recognition: $2000 for professional development

Nomination Deadline:  April 15, 2023

Send nomination package to Dr. Zach Stahlschmidt, Director of Undergraduate Research (