Commencement Awards

The Office of Graduate Studies runs a number of award competitions to recognize the achievements of graduate students. The following awards will be presented to master’s and doctoral students graduating in the period from Commencement 2013 to Commencement 2014.

Outstanding Master’s Awards

This award will be presented to master’s degree student at Drexel who demonstrated the highest standards of scholarship, leadership ability and strong commitment to civic responsibility among their peers. This award is designed for those who are receiving their master’s degrees and leaving Drexel. Students who are PhD and doctoral students collecting a master’s along the way are not eligible. A prize of $500 and a certificate of recognition will be awarded by the Office of Graduate Studies.  Learn More.

Outstanding Dissertation Awards

Three awards are presented to doctoral students graduating at each Commencement who have written outstanding dissertations that reflect great research. The awards comes with a cash prize of $1000 and a certificate of recognition. Learn More.

Outstanding Promise Doctoral Awards

Three awards are presented to doctoral students graduating at every Commencement who are deemed to exhibit great promise in enhancing Drexel’s reputation in the future. The awards come with a cash prize of $1000 and a certificate of recognition. Three awards are presented to doctoral students graduating at every Commencement who are deemed to exhibit great promise in enhancing Drexel’s reputation in the future. The awards come with a cash prize of $1000 and a certificate of recognition. Learn More.