POSTDOCTORAL EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AND/OR MENTORING AWARD (PETMA)
The MSU Office of Postdoctoral Affairs annually awards the Postdoctoral Excellence in Teaching and/or Mentoring Award (PETMA) to two exceptional Postdoctoral Scholars for their contribution in promoting the success and development of undergraduate and/or graduate students at MSU.
The top two applicants will each receive a $500 cash award and a certificate provided by the MSU Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to recognize their achievement.
The call for applications is typically announced in January, and recipients accept their award during a reception in May.
1) Currently works at MSU as a postdoc (e.g., Research Associate, Postdoctoral Fellow).
2) Has displayed excellence in, and exceptional commitment to, teaching and/or mentoring in classroom or research setting during their postdoc position at MSU. The review committee is looking for applicants/nominees who go above and beyond their duties as classroom instructors and/or research supervisors.
Read about past recipients here.