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Internship Application

Student Leadership and Service Awards

Student Organizatons and Involvement Awards

Student Organization Resource Team (SORT)



Internship Applications

Learn more about internship opportunities and download the application.

 

Student Achievement Awards(Student Application)

 

Nomination Forms

 

Graduate Student Service Award Nomination Form

 

Jackson Lethbridge Tolerance Award Nomination Form (University Park Students Only)

 

 

Student Leadership and Service Awards

To provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State - University Park who have a proven need for funds to meet their necessary college expense. Preference will be given to students who have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout or Gold Scout.

To honor and recognize outstanding achievement by a senior enrolled at Penn State and holds a leadership position in a group or club on campus and attained a minimum 3.3 GPA.

The purpose of this award shall be to recognize a Penn State Commonwealth or University Park student who has made valuable contributions in the areas of service and volunteerism to the Penn State community and its surrounding areas.

To provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State who provide services to the community and/or who hold a leadership position in any student-run group and have a demonstrated need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses.

The purpose of this award shall be to recognize a Penn State - University Park student who has made valuable contributions in the areas of service and volunteerism to the Penn State community and its surrounding areas.

To honor and recognize outstanding achievement by a sophomore or junior student enrolled at Penn State who has demonstrated leadership within the campus, the community, and the classroom, Has demonstrated creativity, initiative, and continued involvement in the Penn State and surrounding communities.

The purpose of this award shall be to recognize a Penn State - University Park student who has made valuable contributions in the areas of service and volunteerism to the Penn State community and its surrounding areas.

The purpose of this award shall be to recognize a Penn State University Commonwealth or University Park student who has made valuable contributions in the areas of service and volunteerism to the Penn State community and its surrounding areas.

To provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding junior and senior undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who have demonstrated past and continuing leadership through community service and/or student organizations.

To provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding senior undergraduate students enrolled at Penn State who have demonstrated service to a student organization and the campus community, initiated programming efforts to enhance the out of class experience for students, have been actively involved in a wide array of co-curricular activities, and displayed strong leadership behaviors and encouraged leadership development among others. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.3.

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Student Leader Scholarship

 

Student Organizations and Involvement Awards

Awarded to recognized student organizations that have sponsored a program, in one of the following categories, that is open to the entire University community and have demonstrated excellence in the following areas: collaboration with other student organizations, cost-effectiveness, how well the program accomplished stated goals and building a sense of community.  The student organizations must be in good standing with the Office of Student Activities.

Program Categories and Definitions:

Multicultural/ Diversity-- Recognizes an organization that sponsored a program that promoted diversity or multicultural awareness, educated others about diverse populations or unique cultural attributes, or unified a diverse group of students

Social Justice-- Recognizes an organization that sponsored a project or program that exemplifies an active commitment to serve others and to increase awareness of a socially sensitive cause/issue to the Penn State Community

Social/Community Building-- Recognizes an organization that sponsored a fun, creative, and original project or program that encouraged interaction and fellowship among the Penn State

Community Service-- Recognizes an organization that sponsored a service project that benefited the university and/or surrounding communities, supported and encouraged student commitment to volunteering, and service to others with a long-lasting value and impact.

Recreational-- Recognizes an organization that sponsored a program or project demonstrated commitment and contribution to athletics and recreational sports, as well as emphasized the importance of teamwork, and spirit.

Religious/ Spiritual-- Recognizes an organization that sponsored a project or program that demonstrated commitment and contribution to the quality of religious/spiritual life and educated others about religious/spiritual purposes and/or objectives.

Educational—Recognizes an organization that sponsored a program or project that sought to educate the student body about a particular issue or initiative.

This award recognizes student organizations that have received recognition status between Spring 2016 and Spring 2017, have sustained membership and have made a positive contribution to the campus community and/or their membership within the time they have been recognized.  Application materials should exhibit the following:

Collaboration with other student organizations, faculty, and staff

Programming a variety of purposeful events

Positive promotion of mission/purpose of organization to University community

Building a sense of community

Preparing members to be effective, ethical leaders and active citizens (examples could include, attending a skill developing event, such as a national/regional conference, or workshop sponsored by the Office of Student Activities).

This award recognizes executive boards of recognized student organizations.  The student organizations must be in good standing with the Office of Student Activities.  They must demonstrate excellence in the following categories:

Commitment to engaging and developing the general membership

Conducts an effective transition program for upcoming officers and training for new members

Effectively includes the organization’s advisor(s) in organization activities

Outstanding Advisors of the Year

Outstanding Student Organizations of the Year

Collaborative Programs of the Year

Awarded to full-time faculty or staff advisors of registered student organizations for the contributions and commitments to the organizations.  Must be a full-time faculty or staff student organization advisor to a group in good standing.  The advisors should exhibit excellence in the following areas:

Encourages involvement in the University activities

Works with the group towards common goals

Encourages cooperation with other groups, faculty and staff

Commitment to development of responsible, informed and productive members of the University community

Assists students with programs, meetings and events that are consistent with the organization’s mission and purpose

Awarded to recognized student organizations, in good standing with the Office of Student Activities, that have demonstrated excellence in the following categories:

Collaboration with other student organizations, faculty, and staff

Programming a variety of purposeful events

Positive promotion of mission/purpose of organization to University community

Building a sense of community

This award recognizes two or more recognized student organizations, in good standing with the Office of Student Activities that planned, implemented and co-sponsored a program that benefitted the campus community through demonstrating the following:

Active interaction between the student organizations

The importance of collaboration

Initiative to bring positive campus change

Cost-effectiveness

How well the program accomplished stated goals

How well the program helped to build a sense of community


Student Organization Resource Team (SORT)

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