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20212022-2022 2023 Call for Nominations

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  • This prize is available to incoming Ph.D. graduate students in all graduate academic programs who will commence graduate study at UC San Diego in Fall of 20212022.  
  • Katzin Prizes will be awarded to outstanding incoming Ph.D. students for 2020-21 22 in any of the following divisions:


  • The first deadline is February 415, 20212022.
  • The second deadline is March 415, 20212022.

Results 2021

The following information was sent to the Graduate Coordinators and Graduate Chair listserv.

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From: "Monroy, Michelle" <>
Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 4:07 PM
To: "" <>, "" <>
Cc: "" <>
Subject: Re: [Gradcoords-l] Re: Call for Nominations: 2021 Katzin Prize

Hello –

Thank you to all who nominated a student for the Katzin Prize. The nominations from the first round rolled over to the second deadline for consideration. The second round recipients are:

Prospective Student

Department or Program

Chatman, Johnnie

Art History

Chivukula, Anja


Coskun, Yagmur


Fagboyegun, Olumide


Karimi, Niufar


Kim, Joyce


Mukaigawara, Mitsuru

Political Science

Neyer, Meredith


First Round recipients include:

Prospective Student

Department or Program

Sedlak, Jane Audrey

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Thrasher, Carl

Material Science

All recipients have been notified via Slate.

In the event that fewer than 5 of these prospective students accept admission, we will make additional offers. We will keep you posted, and thanks to all who made nominations.