These awards annually are awarded to students, who meet stated criteria and have made the most notable contributions toward the development of leadership qualities in their fellow students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The awards recognize outstanding leadership in academic, co-curricular, and/or extracurricular activities and involvements. Recipients of this award are eligible for a scholarship with an approximate value of the cost of in-state tuition for one semester (equal to 15 credit hours) during the student's senior year at Nebraska. (The scholarship does not include fees or other charges). In addition to the scholarship winners, all finalists and semifinalists are recognized at an awards banquet.
To be eligible for these awards, a student must have:
completed no less than five and no more than six academic year semester (fall/spring) of full-time postsecondary enrollment, with the last three completed at UNL
at least 67 credit hours completed by the end of the Fall Semester 2017 with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5,
current full-time (minimum of 12 hours) undergraduate enrollment status at UNL,
must not have been recognized for this award in the past, and
plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at UNL for both semesters of the next academic year.