Graduate Student Teaching Awards

The Graduate Student Teaching Awards annually recognize outstanding graduate teaching assistants in each faculty at the University of Alberta. 

Value: The FGSR will provide faculties with a certificate and letter of recognition for each recipient.  

GSTA Outline and Procedures 

The number of awards allocated to each faculty is based on the number of hours worked by their graduate student teaching assistants during the previous academic year. 

For the complete selection process, eligibility, and adjudication criteria, please see the UAPPOL graduate student teaching award procedure.

The 2020 award allocations for each faculty are posted below:

2020 GSTA Award Allocations


Number of GSTAs available to each Faculty/School for 2019 GSTA awards

Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences


Alberta School of Business


Faculty of Arts


Faculty of Education


Faculty of Engineering


Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation 2

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry


Faculty of Native Studies 1

Faculty of Nursing


Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences


School of Public Health


Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine


Faculty of Science


Peter Lougheed Leadership College 1

The following adjudication template may be used and/or modified by Faculties to solicit nominations from their departments; it is not necessary to submit these forms to the FGSR: 

All nominations for the 2020 competition should be submitted through the GSMS Awards System by February 14, 2020. If you need assistance with the awards system, please contact FGSR’s Award Team (

DEADLINE: Faculty selections for GSTA recipients must be received by Feb. 14, 2020.