The Career and Postdoctoral Services Office and the Scripps California Society of Fellows announce the Outstanding Mentor Award to honor the considerable dedication of faculty who consistently and enthusiastically serve as effective mentors to graduate students and postdocs. The award recipient will be honored with a plaque and $500 in funding to support team building or training efforts in his or her lab. The awardee will be announced during National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week, September 22, 2016. Previous winners are Drs. Michael Oldstone, MG Finn, Ian Wilson, Hollis Cline, Jack Johnson, and Ashok Deniz. Additional information about previous winners is available here.
Nomination criteria: Postdocs and graduate students may nominate any faculty member who has guided and contributed to their personal or professional development through a mutually trusting and respectful relationship. We seek nominations of faculty who:
Nominations should include the mentor's current CV and letters of recommendation from past or present mentees.
Selection process: Nominations will be reviewed by TSRI’s Director of Education, members of the SOF Executive Committee, and the Career and Postdoctoral Services Office.
Updated re-submissions of prior applications are allowed and encouraged. With a submitted nomination form, mentors nominated in previous years will be considered. Nomination materials submitted in previous years are already on file, but submission of additional materials is recommended. Prior award recipients are not eligible.