Distinguished Scholar Award Submissions

The Distinguished Scholar Award is awarded to two graduating seniors in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences who have excelled academically and shown commitment to scholarship through participation in research or other academic leadership activities. The prize recognizes exceptional achievement in one or more areas of work:

  • excellence in course study,
  • research or other scholarship that shows originality and a depth of knowledge or understanding in the field,
  • significant out-of-class or off-campus activity related to an academic field, or
  • significant contributions to the growth and improvement of their department, school or the university.

Nomination packages for this award must include a letter of support of no more than three pages from a faculty member. This faculty member is encouraged to include feedback from colleagues who know the student well. A nominated student will be contacted by the Dean's Office for a copy of their resume.

2022 Due Date: Nominations should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, February 11, 2022. Questions? Contact Susan DeCicco at [email protected].

Nomination Letter *
This letter of support, written by a faculty member, should be no more than three pages.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf html pdf doc docx xls xlsx.