Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants

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

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.