Guidelines for Jim Ed McGee Graduate Honors Award


The Jim Ed McGee Graduate Honors Award was instituted to recognize one Arkansas Tech University graduate each year.


Individuals who graduated in May, August, or December are eligible to apply by April of the year following their graduation. For 2023, the application deadline is April 1.


Student must be nominated by a member from their graduate department. A letter of nomination must accompany the packet submitted to the Graduate College.


A panel of reviewers, including the Coordinator of Graduate Student Support Services, at least two (2) graduate faculty members, and the last year's Jim Ed McGee Award recipient will review the candidates for the Jim Ed McGee Graduate Honor Award. The panel will rate the candidate applicants based on the award selection criteria.

*A personal interview may be required.


Submit Application Materials to:

ATU Graduate College
1507 North Boulder Avenue
Tomlinson Hall 113
Russellville, AR 72801


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Applications must be received no later than Friday, April 1, 2023.


The Jim Ed McGee Graduate Honors Award recipient will receive a personal plaque presented at a reception hosted by the Graduate Council. Additionally, his/her name will be inscribed on the Jim Ed McGee Graduate Honors Award Plaque for permanent display in the Graduate College.


2022-Sara Brownlee

2021-Sheila Jacobs

2020- Alysha Daley

2019 - Alan Parsons

2018 - Angie Taylor-Lasiter

2017 - Andrew Mason

2016 - Matthew Foster

2015 - Kao "Koko" Vang