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Dean's Award for Excellence in Leadership

The Dean’s Award for Excellence in Leadership is for graduate students at any level who have demonstrated excellence in leadership on campus, in their academic disciplines, or in the community. Two awards of $1,000 are given. Winners are announced at the Discover USC graduate student awards ceremony each April.

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the 2017 winners are:

Philip Snyder, Music Performance – DMA

Rachel Steward, Biological Sciences – PhD

 

Nominations

Nominations should be submitted by the Graduate Director via GMS and contain the following materials:

  • Nomination form
  • Nomination letter from the Graduate Director
  • Additional letter of support (the second letter of support should come from a person—other than the nominator—who can attest to the student’s excellence in leadership; this can include an individual from the University community, from a Columbia area organization, or from a professional/disciplinary organization)
  • Personal statement on demonstrated leadership and a self-assessment of contributions made (no more than 500 words)
  • CV or Resume

Nomination deadline: TBA

Questions?

Contact the Graduate School at GRDFELLW@mailbox.sc.edu


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