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Leadership and Service Awards

Leadership and Service Awards

Virginia Commonwealth University fully embraces the leadership and service of its students undergraduate, graduate and professional. As such, the University has established the Leadership and Services Awards Program to recognize students for the contributions to student organizations, community service and co-curricular excellence. The Leadership and Service Awards Program is administered through the Division of Student Affairs and managed by staff in the department of University Student Commons and Activities. The awards presented by the various committees are considered the premiere awards at VCU for student leadership and service.

To obtain more information about the leadership and service awards, contact Kaitlin Griffith at kgriffith@vcu.edu

 

2017 Leadership and Service Awards

Thursday, April 13, 2017

7 p.m.

Commonwealth Ballroom, University Student Commons

Applications are currently open and will close on March 13, 2017.

Complete application form here. 

Application materials needed: Resume, Essay, Two References

  

 

Award Criteria


Dr. Henry G. Rhone Excellence in Student Affairs Award

Presented to undergraduate and graduate/professional students who have provided distinguished service to the Division of Student Affairs or the university.

Criteria:

Recognition:  
$300 Scholarship 


William H. Duvall Award for Student Activities & Involvement

Presented to students who have provided exemplary service, beyond normal expectations, in student activities, student groups and/or organizations and are in good academic standing.

Criteria:

Recognition:
Winner of this award will receive a book scholarship.


Alumni Association Award

This award is presented to a Monroe Park Campus senior who has exhibited exemplary characteristics in the areas of scholastics, leadership and service to VCU and the Richmond community.

Criteria:

Recognition:
$500 monetary award


University Leadership Award

Presented to undergraduate and graduate/professional students in leadership roles in student organizations or University committees who have distinguished themselves by demonstrating outstanding leadership ability and commitment to their organizations.

Criteria:

Recognition:
A recognition certificate


University Service Award

Presented to undergraduate and graduate/professional students who have provided outstanding service and commitment to university committees, student organizations and/or the Richmond community.

Criteria:

Recognition:
A recognition certificate


Emerging Leader Award

Presented to undergraduate and graduate/professional students who have provided distinguished service in their first leadership role(s) at VCU and demonstrated a potential for continued leadership.

Criteria:

Recognition:
A recognition certificate


 

Additional Awards at the Leadership and Service Awards


 DSA Emerging Peer Leader Award

Awarded to a first-time peer leader within the Division of Student Affairs (DSA) who has significantly contributed to their department and to the Division.


 DSA Senior Peer Leader Award

Awarded to senior peer leaders within the Division of Student Affairs (DSA) who has significantly contributed to their department and to the Division. 


DSA Peer Leader of the Year

Awarded to a peer leader within the Division of Student Affairs (DSA) who has gone above and beyond to develop and engage their peers and contributing to the success of their department and the Division. 


 

 

Congratulations to the 2016 Leadership and Service Award winners!

Emerging Leader Awards

University Service Awards

University Leadership Awards

 VCU Alumni Association Award

 Dr. Henry G. Rhone Excellence in Student Affairs Award

 William H. Duvall Award for Student Activities and Involvement