Outstanding Sophomore and Junior Awards

The Leadership Board of the College of Arts and Sciences recognizes students who have excelled on campus through their Outstanding Sophomore and Outstanding Junior Awards. In making its annual fall selections the committee will look at the applicant’s extraordinary character and maturity, leadership, well-rounded experiences including strong academic performance and involvement in curricular and co-curricular activities.

There may be more than one recipient. The total amount awarded may range between $500 and $2,500 total. The recipient(s) will be recognized at the College’s Honors Day Convocation in the spring and the scholarship award will be applied to the 2015-2016 academic year.

Award Criteria

Outstanding Sophomore Award Criteria:

  • Must have completed 30-60 UA hours
  • Must have 3.5 or higher cumulative UA GPA
  • Must be enrolled full time as an on campus student pursuing first bachelor degree

Outstanding Junior Award Criteria:

  • Must have completed 60-90 UA hours
  • Must have 3.5 or higher cumulative UA GPA
  • Must be enrolled full time as an on campus student pursuing first bachelor degree

Application Requirements

In addition to meeting the qualifications for the award, applicants must submit the following:

  • Essay (350 words) describing your most important academic endeavor in pursuit of higher education (include name and CWID on essay)
  • Resume including student name, CWID, mailing address, email and phone number

Deadline

Please return your essay and resume to 102 Clark Hall or you may email it to allison.verhine@ua.edu. The deadline to apply is Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 4:45pm.