View of the SAFL building from the river

Nomination Guidelines and Rules
Applicants are expected to:

  • Progress satisfactorily toward completion of the research component of their degree
  • Maintain high academic standards and achieve a cumulative minimum grade point average of at least 3.5

Students seeking a Master's degree only are expected to pursue the thesis option (Plan A). Students continuing towards a Ph.D. degree at the University of Minnesota may select the non-thesis option (Plan B) and proceed to their doctorate program

SAFL faculty may submit letters of nomination to or the address below in response to an annual call for nominations.

SAFL Awards Coordinator
St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
University of Minnesota
2 Third Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414-2125