Doctoral student member
A student who meets the eligibility requirements may apply for membership in the society. A student who does not apply may be nominated by a faculty member who is familiar with the student’s academic career. The applicant must provide a letter of support from his/her faculty thesis advisor or a faculty member from their Dissertation Committee. The application package should also include a personal statement indicating how the applicant embodies the character and legacy of Edward Bouchet as indicated in the mission statement and a current transcript from Northwestern. Nominees will be asked to provide the same application information. The application packet will be reviewed by the Membership Selection Committee.
A postdoctoral fellow who meets the eligibility requirements may apply for membership in the society. The applicant must provide one letter from a current mentor at Northwestern University or the Chair of the Dissertation Committee as well as a current copy of the curriculum vita. The application package should also include a personal statement indicating how the applicant embodies the character and
legacy of Edward Bouchet as indicated in the mission statement. The application packet will be reviewed by the Membership Selection Committee.
The Membership Selection Committee may also nominate each year current alumni, faculty, or distinguished members of the academy whom they wish to honor with membership into the Northwestern Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. The procedures for nomination of these members are as follows:
Students or postdoctoral trainees may nominate themselves, other graduate students or postdoctoral trainees, or be nominated by a faculty member. Nominees must be:
- Domestic underrepresented PhD students or postdoctoral trainees
- PhD students or postdoctoral trainees who are women in STEM
Apply for the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
Applications for The Bouchet Graduate Honor Society applications open November 1, 2022.
Please provide all the following required documentation to complete the application. All application materials should be sent to TGSDiversity@northwestern.edu no later than Monday, January 31, 2023!
- Copy of unofficial transcript
- Completed application AND faculty nomination form*
- High resolution headshot (JPEG or PNG format required, minimum resolution of 600x900 pixels)!
*Important notice: The nomination form must be sent directly from the faculty members who are providing the student nomination. By submitting this application, you are waiving the right to view the faculty nomination sent in on your behalf.
The applicant is responsible for making sure that all the required documentation is submitted before the application deadline of Monday, January 31, 2023!
Nomination Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2023
For questions related to the application process, please contact TGSDiversity@northwestern.edu.