Outstanding Graduate Student in Region III Award

This award recognizes achievement, involvement and potential for leadership in our emerging Student Affairs professionals.  Nominees for this award must be students pursuing a masters or doctoral degree related to student affairs with the intent of pursuing a career in the field. Nominees may not be current full-time employees of an institution.  Preference will be given to students who also have a graduate assistantship or internship experience in a student affairs department. 

Award Information

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

Please click on Apply Now for further instructions regarding submitting a nomination, as well as to determine the current year's submission deadline

Questions regarding the awards process can be directed to:

Dr. Gloria Laureano and Meredith Conrey
Co-Chairs, Region III Awards and Nominations
at glaurean@kennesaw.edu and meredithconrey@shsu.edu

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Awards Criteria

Below are the criteria that the Selections and Awards Committee of the NASPA Board of Directors will use to evaluate the nominees. Bolded bullets are required, while non-bolded bullets are preferred:

  • Made a significant contribution to their campus;
  • Demonstrated academic achievement;
  • Exceeded the expectations of their respective leadership positions;
  • Assumed a leadership role at their institution and/or at the state or regional levels;
  • Demonstrates potential for substantial contributions to the student affairs profession;
  • NASPA membership not required for nominee

The recipient of this award will also receive a one-year membership to NASPA.