Student Achievement Awards
Deadline to submit applications is Monday, December 7, 2015 by 5:00pm.
Letters of recommendation may be uploaded online or turned into 209A HUB-Robeson Center by the deadline.
Please review the description of each award below before completing the application.
THE JOHN W. OSWALD AWARD
PURPOSE – The purpose of this award shall be to recognize, annually, those graduating seniors who have provided outstanding leadership in at least one of the following areas of activity of The Pennsylvania State University:
· Social Services, Religious Activities and Student Government
· Journalism, Speech and the Mass Media
· Creative and Performing Arts
ELIGIBILITY – This award shall be presented only to graduating members of the senior class.
NATURE OF THE AWARD – The recipient shall receive a John W. Oswald medallion recognizing the recipient’s leadership contribution.
THE RALPH DORN HETZEL MEMORIAL AWARD
PURPOSE – The purpose of this award is to recognize the achievements and potential of outstanding undergraduate students who have demonstrated the qualities of responsible leadership during their college careers and give promise of public spirited achievement in the future.
ELIGIBILITY – This award shall be presented only to graduating members of the senior class who have shown outstanding academic achievement and have demonstrated leadership in University or other public activities.
NATURE OF THE AWARD(S) – The recipient(s) shall receive a plaque and a monetary award.
THE ERIC A. WALKER AWARD (University Park only)
PURPOSE – The purpose of this award shall be to recognize, during the academic year of graduation, a senior student whose activities and achievements have enhanced the public esteem and renown of The Pennsylvania State University.
ELIGIBILITY – This award shall be presented only to a graduating member of the senior class.
NATURE OF THE AWARD – The recipient shall receive an engraved plaque.
THE JACKSON LETHBRIDGE TOLERANCE AWARD
PURPOSE – The purpose of this award is to bring recognition to broad-minded students who openly promote responsible citizenship and civil respect for diversity within the Penn State community, while emphasizing a nature of respectful tolerance for the differences among our constituents.
ELIGIBILITY – This award shall be presented annually to one student of outstanding character and leadership (Junior, Senior or Graduate Students are eligible).
NATURE OF THE AWARD – The recipient shall receive a plaque noting his/her achievements and contributions along with a monetary award.
Nomination form (faculty and staff submissions only):
Application (students only):
Student Leadership Awards
- Craig Millar Award
- Golden Broom Award
- Mary Lee Hobbs Steel Emerging Leader
- Service Leadership Awards
- Smile for Sam
- Stan Latta Dedication Scholarship
Student Leader Scholarship
Student Citizenship and Service Awards
- Charles and Sharon Bell Scholarship for Citizenship and Leadership
- Eclipse Award
- Jane Wood Reno Memorial Scholarship
- Laurel Award for Outstanding Service
- Partisan Award
- Rose Cologne Keystone Citizen Award
Student Organizations and Involvement Awards
- Emerging Leaders Award
- Spirtual/Religious Student Organization Award
- Service Learning Award
- Outstanding Programs of the Year
- Outstanding New Organizations of the Year
- Outstanding Executive Boards of the Year
- Outstanding Advisors of the Year
- Outstanding Student Organizations of the Year
- Collaborative Programs of the Year