Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

The purpose of the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society is to recognize outstanding scholarly achievement and promote diversity and excellence in doctoral education and the professoriate. The Bouchet Society seeks to develop a network of preeminent scholars who exemplify academic and personal excellence, foster environments of support and serve as examples of CLASS – Character, Leadership, Advocacy for students traditionally underrepresented in the academy, Service, and Scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria
Application deadline: January 27, 2020.

Ph.D. students who have reached dissertator status by the end of Fall 2019 and PhD-holding postdoctoral researchers are eligible to nominate themselves for consideration as long as they exemplify the five Bouchet qualities described above.

How to Apply
ATTENTION POSTDOCS: WiSH is set up for current UW-Madison students only. Please send your nomination materials and have your recommenders send their letters to this email address bouchet@grad.wisc.edu. When submitting your application, use LastName_PostdocApp_Bouchet2020 for a subject line and to name your file. Also, convert your documents to PDF files and merge them into one document. For a list of all the nomination materials, visit https://grad.wisc.edu/diversity/bouchet/.

Benefits of being a Bouchet member
• Travel to the Bouchet National Induction Ceremony and Annual Conference at Yale University (April 2020)
• Expanded network of academic colleagues outside of your university and discipline
• Enhanced CV – you will be surprised who knows about Bouchet!
• Greater engagement in leadership opportunities on-campus
• Opportunities to share research work nationally and locally

The Graduate School
Supplemental Questions
  1. Choose from one of the following:
  2. Semester and Year you obtained Dissertator Status (e.g., Fall 2018)
  3. Semester and Year of Entry to Graduate Program (e.g., Fall 2018)
  4. Name of advisor or the person writing your letter of recommendation.
  5. Please address how you embody each of the five Bouchet qualities (limit of 250 words each).
    • 1. Character
    • 2. Leadership
    • 3. Advocacy
    • 4. Scholarship
    • 5. Service
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