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 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 are typically multiple recipients of this award. The total amount awarded may range between $1,000 and $2,000 total and will be applied to the 2020-2021 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 in the College of Arts & Sciences

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 in the College of Arts & Sciences

Application Requirements

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

  • Essay (350 words) describing how your academic goals and your preparation at The University of Alabama contributes to your personal growth and to your contributions to your family and community (include name and CWID on essay)
  • Resume including student name, CWID, mailing address, email and phone number

Deadline

Please email your essay and resume to Pamela Harrell. The deadline to apply is Friday, October 16, 2020 at 4 p.m.