Outstanding Doctoral Candidate Award

The Outstanding Doctoral Candidate Award is the highest recognition given by the Parks, Recreation and Tourism to a PhD candidate in his/her final year of study. The recipient will demonstrate exceptional contributions in the areas of scholarship (evidence of ongoing scholarship of discovery, integration, or application as demonstrated through published papers, quality contributions to research projects within the department, presentations at professional conferences and meetings); teaching (accepts and performs teaching duties and receives good teaching evaluations from students and peers); service (active leadership in departmental, college, university, and professional); and departmental engagement and collegiality (when called upon, the student assumes a leadership role; student is recognized for being collegial and a team player). Nominations are accepted through faculty nominations.
About the award:
This award is given by Parks, Recreation and Tourism.