Questions about the Star Prize? Keep scrolling for more information about the history of the Star Prize, which categories you can nominate your adviser for, information for this year's Star Prize, and a catalog of all previous Star Prize publications.
We recognize how vital your advising relationships are, especially during this time of remote learning and advising. Thank you to all who have submitted nominations for your advisers.
The Star Family Prizes for Excellence in Advising were established by James A. Star, AB 1983, to recognize and reward individuals who contribute to the College through their exemplary intellectual and personal guidance of undergraduate students.
3 First-year Advisers
|Proctors and non-resident Board of First-year Advisers|
3 Sophomore Advisers
|House tutors who serve in this advising role|
|3 Concentration Advisers||Students’ assigned departmental advisers (faculty or non-faculty are eligible)|
|3 Faculty Advisers||
Thesis advisers or other formal/informal departmental advisers (only faculty are eligible)
If you have any questions about this award, the nomination process, or whether an adviser of yours is eligible to receive a Star Prize, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Star Prize recipients will receive certificates of distinction and recognition within the Harvard community later in the semester.
Browse through our publications highlighting Star Prize Nominees and Recipients over the history of the award:
- 2020 Star Prize Recipients
- 2019 Star Prize Recipients
- 2018 Star Prize Recipients
- 2017 Star Prize Recipients
- 2016 Star Prize Recipients
- 2015 Star Prize Recipients
- 2014 Star Prize Recipients
- 2013 Star Prize Recipients
- 2012 Star Prize Recipients