Current and updated information for the awards to be presented at the Council of Graduate Schools Annual Meeting, December 7-10, 2011, in Scottsdale, Arizona, is now available.
1) Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities
The Arlt Award is presented each year to an outstanding book in the humanities. This year’s field of competition is English and North American Language and Literature. Each CGS member university may submit one nominee. The deadline for submission is April 1, 2011. Information on the award, criteria, and nomination procedures is available on the CGS website.
2) CGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation
This year will mark the 30th anniversary of these awards, which are presented for outstanding dissertations written by scholars who earned their doctorate in the previous two years. Awards are given in two broad fields, this year in 1) Biological and Life Sciences and 2) Humanities and Fine Arts. Each member university may nominate one individual in each broad field. Please consult the CGS website for the nomination form and information on the award. July 22, 2011 is the deadline for submitting nominations and supporting materials.