Outstanding Mentor – This award speaks for itself! This is for a Scholars faculty or staff member who has had a major impact on a student or served as a mentor during their time in Scholars. They have provided their students with support and advice on their academic, professional, or even personal life. The award recognizes the mentor's personal attention to the education of individual Scholars.
Most Engaging in Class – This award is for a Scholars faculty or staff who engages students through an immersive classroom experience. This award nominee is known for facilitating stimulating and dynamic class discussions. The learning experience is not just limited to the books and lectures – you will never fall asleep in their class!
The Face of their Field – This award is for faculty or staff member who really embodies everything amazing about their field of study. This individual enthusiastically shares their passion for what they do and utilizes their academic and professional networks to connect students to opportunities outside of the classroom. Finally, they continually inspire their students to seek profound meaning in their pursuit of academic and career success within their respective field.
Unsung Hero – This award is for a Scholars faculty or staff member who is not always in the limelight. Without their contributions, presence and support, their students may not have had the same level of success throughout their Scholars experience. Their work is invaluable.
Create Your Own Award – This award is reserved for any Scholars faculty or staff whose contributions do not fit in any of the above categories, but continues to make a difference to their students. You can get as creative or be as original as possible! Please be sure to include the name of your award.