What is the nomination process?
  • Nominators: Mentors or faculty who work closely with the student.
  • Letters of support: Three letters of support are required, one of which is from the nominating faculty member.
  • To nominate a student:
    1. Download the Nomination Form and review criteria for specific awards. The Overview page provides additional background information about each award.
    2. Compile one completed nomination form (nominee and nominating faculty member together), all letters of support (three total), and any other supporting materials as one single PDF.
    3. The nominator should send the nomination electronically from a WSU email in a single pdf (including supporting letters) by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 to Lorena O’English (oenglish@wsu.edu).
  • 2023 Nomination Form: Form link here
Who is eligible?
  • Full- and part-time students in good standing are eligible. For more specific information, please see the Overview page
  • Students may be nominated for only one of these awards in each cycle.
  • Nominations are accepted up the deadline.
When is the award announced?
  • Awardees will be notified in late March and will receive their award virtually at a special recognition ceremony in April.

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