A $500 annual cash prize is awarded to a graduate student for the best first-author publication from the preceding year in any area of astronomy. Nominations will be solicited from faculty by the graduate student council each year.
2022 - James Johnson for "Stellar migration and chemical enrichment in the milky way disc: a hybrid model"
2021 - Rachel Patton for "Towards a realistic explosion landscape for binary population synthesis"
2020 - Tharindu Jayasinghe for "The ASAS-SN catalogue of variable stars - II. Uniform classification of 412 000 known variables."