Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants

Five Tanner Awards are given to graduate teaching assistants for excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Each of the five winners receives a one-time stipend of $5,000 and a framed citation.

Click here to submit a nomination.

Origin of the Award

In 1990, the University expanded the purview of the Tanner Awards to recognize excellence in the teaching of undergraduates by graduate teaching assistants.


  • The nominee must be a graduate teaching assistant in the year in which he or she is nominated.
  • Individuals who have won a Tanner award in the last five years are not eligible. Check the list of previous winners to be sure.