Several awards are given at the end of each academic year that recognize graduating seniors for their outstanding research, outreach, and contributions related to materials. The awards are given to the recipients at the Class Day ceremony for the Program in Materials Science and Engineering. Outstanding Materials Student Award The Princeton Institute of Materials highest undergraduate honor, the 'Outstanding Materials Student Award' recognizes the combined excellence in academics, research, and dedication to materials science. The award is supported by the Institute. Senior Thesis Award The Senior Thesis Award in Materials is given to a Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Certificate student in recognition of the outstanding senior thesis work in materials. Leadership in Materials Award The Leadership in Materials Award is given to a Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Certificate student in recognition of their leadership and dedication to the MSE Program. The awards are sponsored by the generosity of our industry members, ThermoFisher Scientific and Oxford Instruments.