Nominations for the John S. Diekhoff Award

Wall of  John S. Diekhoff Award

Join the Student Committee

We are looking for motivated Graduate Studies students interested in contributing to the selection of this year's John S. Diekhoff Awards for faculty excellence in graduate teaching and mentoring.

Applications for the 2024-25 committee will open in Fall 2024. 

Criteria for Selection

Up to four awards will be given annually for distinguished graduate teaching and/or mentoring.

John S. Diekhoff Award for Distinguished Graduate Teaching or Mentoring

The John S. Diekhoff Award is presented annually to four full-time faculty members who make exemplary contributions to the education and development of graduate students at Case Western Reserve University.

Persons making nominations should be directly advised, mentored, or taught by the professor. Others (professors, postdocs, administrators, etc.) may nominate a professor, but they should be able to provide all information asked on the nomination form.

Award Timeline

Nominations for the award are open now. A committee of graduate students will review the nominations in spring, and recommend the winners. Winners will be notified in the spring semester.

Nomination Process

Submit your nomination now through Sunday, January 21, 2024.

Questions about the nomination process? Please email