Annual Leadership Awards Process

    How to Apply

    • Each award application must follow the specified format and include all components. 
    • Awards submitted without any piece of the application packet, or submitted after the deadline will not be considered. 
    • In some cases, organizations may have multiple programs or achievements in one category. Every organization is limited to two entries per award category.  
    • In order to be considered for the Annual Leadership Awards, student nominees must have a strong academic record and must not have a significant conduct history.




    • All application packets must include a nominator information.
    • There are no parameters for who can serve as an award nominator. However, self-nominations are strongly encouraged and expected for all organization awards. 


    Complete all the fields in the online application.  Each application should include the following:

    • List the programs that this organization has sponsored.
    • List the organizations this individual has been belonged to.
    • List the leadership positions this individual has held.
    • Provide specific examples how this individual/organization has met the criteria outlined in the award description.
    • Provide any additional information that you think would benefit the selection committee.
    • If you are nominating this individual/organization for more than one award, please rank the awards based on the degree of qualification.

    Supporting documents

    • Applications may include up to 4 pages (single-sided, 2 if double-sided) of supporting documentation. 
    • Examples of documentation include: newspaper clippings, publicity, evaluations, pictures and letters of recommendation. 
    • If you complete the application online, you must submit supporting documentation to the Information Desk in the Student Activities office.




    • Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted via email to Elyse Cain with the exception of supporting documentation, which should be submitted to the Information Desk in the Student Involvement Office.
    • Applications are due by 5 pm on Friday, March 30, 2012.


    Contact Elyse Cain at with any questions.