The Frank E. Perkins Award for Excellence in Graduate Advising is given each year to a professor from each school who has served as an excellent advisor and mentor for graduate students. The award is named in honor of Frank E. Perkins, Dean of the Graduate School from 1983-95.
The Frederick Gardiner Fasset, Jr. Award is presented annually to up to three individual members of the FSILG Community, one from each of the three student councils, who have most unselfishly demonstrated the qualities of spirit, dedication, and service in furthering the ideals of MIT brotherhood, sisterhood, and membership excellence.
This award is presented to student organizations, living groups, dorms, or teams that show a strong organizational structure or government, that provide outstanding programming, and that have a significant impact on campus life at MIT. Recipients will have shown dedication to continually improving their group and enhancing the campus environment.
Golden Beaver Award - Individual This award is presented to undergraduate and graduate students who have created positive change within a student organization, living group, dorm, or team. Recipients will have shown dedication to his or her group and enhancing the campus environment, as well as an ability to overcome challenges.
The Goodwin Medal is presented to a graduate student whose performance of teaching duties is “conspicuously effective over and above ordinary excellence.” This award was established in memory of Henry Manley Goodwin, the first Dean of the Graduate School of MIT.
The Gordon Y. Billard Award is made annually to “a member of the faculty, non-faculty employee or one not necessarily affiliated with the Institute, for special service of outstanding merit performed for the Institute."
The Graduate Student Council Teaching Awards are given each year to one professor or teaching assistant from each school, for excellence in teaching a graduate level course.
The Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Prize in the Visual Arts is presented by the Arts at MIT to MIT students who demonstrate excellence in creating a body of work in the visual arts. An endowment fund provides the awards: First Prize: $5,000, Second Prize: $3,000, Third Prize: $2,000, Honorable Mention: $1,000.
The Harold J. Pettegrove Award is presented in recognition of outstanding service to intramural athletics.
The Howard W. Johnson Award is presented annually to the male senior athlete of the year.