Student Affairs

Division of Student Affairs Outstanding Student Awards

The Division of Student Affairs thanks you for your interest in applying for one of the Outstanding Student Awards. These awards, with a long history within the division, are for honoring the many academic and service-oriented achievements that Clemson University students bring to the campus community. 

The award names and criteria are below, and applications are to be submitted no later than 5:00 PM on April 5th, 2010.

Walter T. Cox Graduate Student Award

  • be a first year graduate student who has successfully completed 9 credit hours at Clemson University
  • must be employed by the Division of Student Affairs
  • be dedicated to a field of study
  • show ongoing excellence as a contributing member of the Clemson community through leadership in Clemson University and/or community organizations
  • encourage the participation in valuable campus and community efforts
  • embody the ideal that learning takes place both in and out of the classroom, therefore models the holistic academic experience
  • demonstrate commitment to and appreciation for diversity and acceptance through collaborative efforts with campus and/or community entities
  • have a minimum GPR of 3.0

RC Edwards Outstanding Graduate Student Award

  • awarded to the ‘all around best' graduate student
  • be an exemplary graduate student by going above and beyond expected duties
  • must have a minimum GPR of 3.25
  • show high level of support to the mission, vision, goals and objectives of his/her department
  • show ongoing excellence as a contributing member of the Clemson community through leadership in Clemson University and/or community organizations
  • have completed a minimum of one full term with Clemson University (Fall or Spring semester)
  • maintain high scholarly achievement and ambition exhibited by excellent academic record and commitment to field of study through presentation, research or participation

Almeda Jacks Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award

  • awarded to the ‘all around best' undergraduate student
  • a junior or senior with a minimum two terms at Clemson University
  • must have a minimum GPR of 3.0
  • understands and upholds the Clemson University Core Values of Honesty, Integrity and Respect
  • maintain high scholarly achievement and ambition exhibited by excellent academic record and commitment to field of study through presentation, research or participation
  • show a cross section of involvement in University departments, clubs, organizations or community activities

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