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Student Awards

Nominations for awards in this category can only be submitted by faculty and staff. Students can not make nominations in this category.

President's Award

Awarded to ONE outstanding freshman student who has demonstrated service to the University and shows potential for future leadership success.

Criteria:

  • Currently enrolled student at FSU
  • Have been at FSU for no more than three semesters and a maximum earned 30 hours
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Demonstrate service and leadership to the University
  • Possess characteristics for future leadership success

Nominations are unavailable at this time.

Bob E. Leach Award

Awarded to ONE outstanding student who is known not only for exemplary leadership and service to the University, but also for the caring and sharing attitude exhibited through their service.

Criteria:

  • Currently enrolled at FSU
  • Have been a student at FSU for at least two semesters
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Demonstrate a caring attitude through leadership in activities that have benefited the lives of others
  • Have not previously received this award

Nominations are unavailable at this time.

Sean A. Pittman Award

Awarded to ONE student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and dedication to the study body, university, and community with significant contributions to the welfare and support of African-American students.

Criteria:

  • Currently enrolled at FSU
  • Have been a student at FSU for at least two semesters
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Demonstrate service to the student body, university, and community with an emphasis on support and contributions to the African-American population
  • Have not previously received this award

Nominations are unavailable at this time.

J.R. Harding Award

Awarded to ONE student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities and exceptional persistence in achieving educational goals while overcoming personal obstacles.

Criteria:

  • Currently enrolled at FSU
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Demonstrate persistence in the pursuit of higher education while rising above personal difficulties
  • Have not previously received this award

Nominations are unavailable at this time.

Student Seminole Award

Awarded to between eight and ten students who have made special contributions to the University in the areas of leadership and service.

Criteria:

  • Currently enrolled at FSU
  • Have been a student at FSU for at least two semesters
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Demonstrate a special contribution to FSU in the areas of leadership and service through participation in campus activities
  • Have not previously received this award

Nominations are unavailable at this time.

Dean of Students Award: The Dean's Cup

Awarded to a maximum of three students who have demonstrated a strong sense of commitment to the Seminole Creed: The eight tenets of the Seminole Creed include: Truthfulness, Respect, Excellence, Freedom of Speech and Inquiry, Diversity, Justice, Citizenship, and Discovery. Dedication and commitment to the values should be apparent through the actions of the nominee.

Criteria:

  • Full–time undergraduate or graduate student at FSU
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA for undergraduates and 3.25 GPA for graduate students
  • Understanding of and commitment to the Seminole Creed and its eight tenets
  • Demonstrated contribution to campus life and the community
  • Strength of character

Nominations are unavailable at this time.

Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

**This award WILL NOT be presented at the Leadership Awards Night ceremony. Nominees will receive certificates and information in the mail.**

To honor upperclassmen and graduate students whose academic standing, participation in extracurricular activities, and community service are decidedly above average.

Criteria:

  • Be of junior, senior, or graduate status
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Show involvement and leadership in campus clubs, organizations, and activities

Nominations are unavailable at this time.

Transfer Student Leadership Award

Awarded to ONE outstanding transfer student who has demonstrated service to the University and shows potential for future leadership success

Criteria:

  • Transfer student
  • Currently enrolled student at FSU
  • Have been at FSU for no more than three semesters and a maximum earned 30 hours at FSU
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Demonstrate service and leadership to the University
  • Possess characteristics for future leadership success

Nominations are unavailable at this time.