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Graduate School

Dean's Award for Excellence in Leadership

Awarded to graduate students demonstrating leadership on capus, in their academic discipline or in the community.

The Award

$1,000, given to two graduate students in any program who demonstrate excellent leadership on campus, in their academic discipline and/or the community. 


As part of the nomination packet, Graduate Directors will be required to submit: 

  1. Nomination Letter (from graduate director)
  2. Additional Letter of Support (from someone who can attest to the nominee's leadership)
  3. Personal Statement (500 words or less in which the student provides a self-assessment of contributions made)
  4. Student's CV or Resume 


Spring 2020 deadline will be announced soon.

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