Shirley M. Malcom Prize for Excellence in Mentoring: All members of the Institute's faculty are eligible for the $5,000 Malcom Prize, to be awarded annually to a professor who, through mentoring, supports the achievement and well-being of students. The prize is to be the Institute's highest honor for faculty mentors. Criteria include but are not limited to effective mentoring practices, such as offering regular feedback, guidance, and advice; providing access to academic and professional information, resources, and opportunities; and helping to ensure a safe, encouraging, and inclusive environment for all students.
Graduate Student Council Teaching and Mentoring Award: These annual awards recognize extraordinary members of the Caltech community who show us the ropes, support us through our exams and thesis defense, and lead us as we begin our careers. Awards are given to outstanding classroom teacher, teaching assistant, and mentor.