Outstanding Mentor Awards

2020 SACNAS Nominations Closed

Please read the descriptions in the following section for more information on each award.

SACNAS Outstanding College/University Mentor

Nominee holds a faculty position at an undergraduate focused college or university. Nominee has a demonstrated record of encouraging historically underrepresented minority undergraduate students to pursue advanced degrees in a science, technology, engineering, mathematics or a related field.

SACNAS Outstanding Research and Professional Mentor

Nominee holds a faculty position at a university, industry, government or non-profit institution. Nominee has a demonstrated record of encouraging historically underrepresented minority students or professionals to pursue advanced degrees in a science, technology, engineering, mathematics or a related field.

SACNAS Outstanding Hispanic Student Mentor

Nominee holds a faculty position at a college, university, industry, government or non-profit institution. Nominee has a demonstrated record of encouraging Hispanic/Latinx students to pursue advanced degrees in a science, technology, engineering, mathematics or a related field.

SACNAS Distinguished Scientist Award

Nominee holds a faculty position at a community college. Nominee has a demonstrated record of encouraging historically underrepresented minority students to pursue advanced degrees in a science, technology, engineering, mathematics or a related field.

SACNAS Outstanding Native American Student Mentor

Nominee holds a faculty position at a college, tribal college, university, industry, government or non-profit institution. Nominee has a demonstrated record of encouraging Native American students to pursue advanced degrees in a science, technology, engineering, mathematics or a related field.

2019 Awardees

2019 SACNAS OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY COLLEGE MENTOR
2019 SACNAS OUTSTANDING RESEARCH + PROFESSIONAL MENTOR
& 2019 SACNAS OUTSTANDING NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT MENTOR
2019 SACNAS OUTSTANDING COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY MENTOR
& 2019 SACNAS OUTSTANDING HISPANIC STUDENT MENTOR
Cleopatria Martinez

Cleopatria Martinez, PhD
Professor of Mathematics
Phoenix College

JoAnn-Trejo

JoAnn Trejo, PhD
Professor and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Faculty Affairs, Pharmacology
University of California, San Diego

Jorge-Torres

Jorge Torres, PhD
Associate Professor
University of California, Los Angeles

Questions?

Email sarah@sacnas.org or call 1-877-SACNAS-1