Student Activities Awards Application

Outstanding Student Leader Award & Excellence in Student Activities Award Application

Thank you for your interest in applying for these important awards. These are competitive awards, as up to five Outstanding Student Leader Awards and up to 10 Excellence in Student Activities Awards will be granted. Therefore, please fill in the following information carefully and completely. It will be reviewed by a committee of faculty who will make the final selections.

Application Deadine: April 5, 2024

Instructions for completing this application

  1. Complete all sections.
  2. Be sure that all words are spelled correctly and that your sentences and paragraphs are grammatically correct.
  3. You are asked to list up to three (3) faculty members who can provide recommendation. Faculty members should know you from the club or athletics that you are involved in. It's important that they know you well enough to write a recommendation for you, as we will be reaching out to them to provide comments.
  4. To further ensure your chances, it is suggested that you reach out to each faculty member you have listed and inform them that they should expect a recommendation form from Student Activities in the form of an email. The faculty members should know that it is important to fill out and return this form, as the recommendations help the committee to decide whom to select. And of course, remember to thank them!
  5. If you have any questions or need any help, please contact Dina Ledwith

Applicant Criteria

Outstanding Student Leader Award:

  • Full-time student or continuing part-time student eight (8) credits or the equivalent) per semester 
  • 3.5 cumulative GPA  
  • 42 Credit hours (or the equivalent) completed with no more than 20 transfer credits  
  • No more than one “W” grade
  • Holds an Executive Board or a Team Captain/Leader position and has made significant contribution to student activities or athletics in this position

Excellence in Student Activities Award:

  • At least two semesters in attendance (includes the current semester in which the student applies)  
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA 
  • Must complete an average of eight (8) credits (or the equivalent) per semester in the student’s last two consecutive completed semesters  
  • Active participation in student activities or athletics

Please select the award(s) for which you wish to be considered:*
You may select both if you wish to be considered for an award that best meets your qualifications.
List the semester and year that you were involved. Example: Fall 2022, Spring 2023

Activities & Awards

In this section, tell us about any awards and/or activities you have received or been involved in. Use the space provided to describe in detail your involvement in activities or athletics and any information about awards received. 

For each award, please include the following:

  • Name of award/recognition
  • Name of Organization
  • Date of Award
  • Description of Award-in as much detail as possible


Provide the name of no more than three (3) faculty members at Nassau Community College for reference. Include faculty who have been involved with the activities you have listed on the application.

Permission to Use Photographs and Transcript Access

By checking the box below, the applicant named on this application acknowledges the following conditions: 

  • I am granting Nassau Community College Faculty/Staff, access to my transcript/degree evaluation/records to determine eligibility in connection with the above-identified subject.
  • I am granting Nassau Community College Faculty/Staff, its representatives, and employees the right to use all photographs of me and/or my property in connection with the above-identified subject. I authorize Nassau Community College, its assigns, and transferees to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/or electronically.
  • I agree that Nassau Community College may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including, for example, such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content.
Permission to Use Photographs and Transcript Access*

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