Graduate Awards

Each year, the Alumni Association honors two graduate students completing their programs in May, August or December of the award year for their achievements during their graduate career at K-State. The categories for the awards are:


powercat Graduate Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service: A graduate student who has made an impact by serving and leading the graduate student population.
powercat Graduate Award for Outstanding Academics: A graduate student who has contributed to his/her academic field of study.

2020 Award Recipients
Leadership and Service - Emily Pascoe Oertling
Academics - Hojjatollah Fallahi
Learn more about the recipients.

Previous Graduate Student Award Recipients

Leadership and Service - Derek Lawson
Academics - Amanda Martens

Leadership and Service - Bhupinder Sandhu
Academics - Lauren Ruhlmann
Leadership and Service - Michael Reichenberger
Academics - Brooke Cull
Leadership and Service - Amanda Fairbanks
Academics - Stephanie Kurti
Leadership and Service - Mohamed Ismail
Academics - Ryan Broxterman
Leadership and Service - Kyle Probst
Academics - Raghavendra Amachawadi
Leadership and ServiceKat Lopez
Academics - Romil Bhandavat
Leadership and Service - Elizabeth Fink
Academics - Andrew Jones
Leadership and ServiceSteven Bellinger
Academics - Nihar Ranjan Mohanty
Leadership and Service - Kara Dillard
Academics - Steven Copp