Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award

The Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award recognizes an RIT graduate student who demonstrates exceptional ability in teaching. 


  1. The nominee must be a current, full-time RIT graduate student
  2. The nominee must have a GPA of at least 3.5
  3. The nominee must have been involved in teaching at RIT for at least one semester
  4. Graduate students who supervise laboratory sections, recitation sections, or their own courses are eligible

Please note: Those that serve in an additional capacity, such as lecturers or adjuncts are not eligible for this award and should instead be nominated for the Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure Track Faculty.


The graduate student must demonstrate exceptional ability in teaching.

Nomination Process

If you would like to nominate a graduate student, please complete and submit a nomination form when the application process opens.

Awards Ceremony

Award recipients will be honored at the Provost’s Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship awards. 

More information about ceremony

Award Recipients

Ryan Bliss, College of Engineering Technology
Abdoulaye Maiga, College of Science

Kaitlyn Clark, College of Science

Bridget Torsey, College of Science

Rayan Mosli, Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences


For more information, contact Bella Dunwoody, Content and Communication Manager, RIT Graduate School, at bdogs@rit.edu.