The Weinberg Institute for Cognitive Science established its annual Service Award to recognize a graduating senior who has demonstrated exceptional service to the Weinberg Institute and our Cognitive Science community. 

We are currently accepting nominations from students, staff, and faculty. Students may also self-nominate.

Please submit your Service Award nomination form by April 15, 2022.

Students eligible for a service award may demonstrate service in one or more of the following ways:

  • A student who has actively supported their fellow peers in their academic and professional pursuits through activities such as tutoring, connecting students to on-campus CogSci resources/events, etc.

  • A student who has shown significant engagement with academic events and organizations pertaining to CogSci and its contributing units (e.g, a student who has been extensively involved with Pre-Speech/Hearing Club or CogSci Community)

  • A student who has actively and positively represented the Weinberg Institute and CogSci major across campus, including assisting in outreach efforts. 

  • A student who has demonstrated service via exceptional global engagement (e.g. a student who has taken part in a study abroad program, documented their engagement with cognitive science topics while abroad, and presented their experiences abroad to fellow CogSci students upon return)

  • A student who has contributed greatly to DEI initiatives in the Weinberg Institutes and/or its contributing units/departments and/or has gone above and beyond to foster an inclusive environment for members of the UM cognitive science community

Recipients will receive a $500 award as well as a certificate.