Award Details

AwardCriteriaPresented ByNomination Questions
Albert Prize Awarded to the student who, having maintained good standing in scholarship during the last year, has grown in capacity, ability and performance to have a positive effect on their peers.ASWU: All Campus
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student grown in capacity this year?
  • How has this student grown in ability this year?
  • How has this student grown in performance this year?
  • How has this student made a positive impact on his/her peers?
Colonel Percy Willis PrizeA prize to the student who has displayed virtues of diligence, reliability, and responsibility through deeds and service to fellow students and the university.ASWU: All Campus
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student displayed the virtue of diligence through his/her deeds and service to fellow students?
  • How has this student displayed the virtue of reliability through his/her deeds and service to fellow students?
  • How has this student displayed the virtue of responsibility through his/her deeds and service to fellow students?
Frank Meyer Student Life AwardPresented to a student whose outstanding leadership and contributions have improved the quality of student life at the university.ASWU: All Campus
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student demonstrated outstanding leadership?
  • How has this student made contributions to improve the quality of student life at Willamette?
Jessie E. West AwardPresented to two students for their outstanding leadership and contributions to the student body through both their positions and actions.ASWU: All Campus
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student demonstrated outstanding leadership?
  • How has this student contributed to the student body through their position and actions?
Franklin D. Meyer Student Ambassador AwardPresented to Admission Interns, Student Outreach Ambassadors, and Prospective Student Hosts who best demonstrate the ability to make visits and outreach informative and enjoyable for prospective students and families.Admission
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How does this Admission Intern, Student Outreach Ambassador, or Prospective Student Host demonstrate the ability to make visits by prospective students and families most informative and enjoyable?
Outstanding Contribution to American Studies Program and Willamette CommunityRecognizes Willamette students who have shown outstanding leadership through their contributions to the American Studies Program and Willamette community.American Studies Program and VP of Student Affairs
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student shown outstanding leadership to the ASP/Willamette program?
  • How has this student contributed to the ASP/Willamette program?
Outstanding Contribution to Campus WellnessRecognizes individuals or groups who promote wellness on campus.Bishop Wellness Center
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How does this student promote wellness on campus?
Willamette Store Outstanding Intramural Athletes of the YearGiven to two students who display passion and joy for intramural activity and who exhibit exemplary sportsmanship qualities.Campus Recreation
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How does this student display a passion for their intramural activity?
  • How does this student display exemplary sportsmanship (helps create a welcoming environment)?
Professional Development AwardGiven to a student who contributed to the professional and career development of their peers through programs, personal leadership and/or partnering with others to educate and inform students about their career options and interests. Career Development
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How does this student contribute to the professional and career development of Willamette students?
  • Give examples of how this student has helped to educate and inform students about their career options and interests.
Social Justice Leadership AwardRecognizes students who have made extraordinary efforts in the area of social justice, working towards full and equal participation of all groups in society.Chaplains
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student made an extraordinary effort in the area of social justice?
  • How has this student worked toward full and equal participation of all groups in society?
Charles A. Sprague AwardPresented to one student on the Collegian staff for their outstanding endeavors in writing and reporting during the academic year.The Collegian
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this member of the Collegian staff demonstrated outstanding endeavors?
George Putnam AwardPresented to one student on the Collegian staff who has given distinguished service to the paper. Candidates are those who have served more than two years as a Collegian staff member, and have made significant contributions to the publication.The Collegian
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student demonstrated distinguished service to the Collegian?
Timothy C. Hawkins AwardPresented to one student who has made outstanding contributions in the field of journalistic photography or graphic design during the academic year.The Collegian
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student demonstrated an outstanding contribution in the field of journalistic photography?
Outstanding Leadership AwardGiven to a student who demonstrates exceptional leadership and service to the community.Community Service Learning
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student demonstrated outstanding leadership?
  • How has this student demonstrated outstanding service to the community?
Outstanding Service Collaborator Recognizes an individual student or student-initiated service program for its collaboration and distinguished service to the Salem community.Community Service Learning
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student-initiated service program collaboration demonstrated outstanding service to the community?
Hull Initiative AwardSupports a student who best exemplifies the values of hard work, self-sufficiency, personal initiative, and community engagement.Community Service Learning/VP of Student Affairs
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student demonstrated hard work?
  • How has this student demonstrated self-sufficiency?
  • How has this student demonstrated personal initiative?
  • How has this student demonstrated community engagement?
Outstanding Contribution to Fraternity and Sorority LifeHonors outstanding leadership and contribution to the Interfraternity/Panhellenic Council or an individual chapter.Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student demonstrated outstanding leadership in Interfraternity or Panhellenic Council and/or his/her individual chapter?
  • How has this student demonstrated an outstanding contribution to Interfraternity or Panhellenic Council and/or his/her individual chapter?
Greek Man of the YearPeer-based award recognizing a fraternity member who has contributed significantly to the Greek community on campus either inside his chapter, within the community, or in both capacities. This is an exemplary person who embodies the Willamette Greek community and their values.Interfraternity Council
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student demonstrated an outstanding contribution to Greek Life at Willamette as a whole?
Hank Althoff AwardPresented to a student who has continually given outstanding service to the Willamette University community.Mortar Board
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this person demonstrated continued outstanding service to the Willamette community?
Outstanding Contribution to Multicultural AffairsHonors a student who has shown outstanding contribution to multicultural affairs at Willamette.Multicultural Affairs
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student demonstrated an outstanding contribution to multicultural affairs at Willamette?
International Community Recognition AwardRecognizes students who have contributed significantly to the international community at Willamette University.Office of International Education
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student demonstrated a significant contribution to the international community at Willamette?
Outdoor Program Legacy AwardGiven to the student who displays extraordinary passion for the outdoors through involvement and interactions with the Outdoor Program.Outdoor Program
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student demonstrated involvement with the Outdoor Program?
  • How has this student demonstrated extraordinary passion for the outdoors?
Greek Woman of the YearPeer-based award recognizing a sorority member who has made outstanding contributions to Greek life at Willamette as a whole.Panhellenic Council
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student demonstrated an outstanding contribution to Greek Life at Willamette as a whole?
VP of Student Affairs: Special Recognition AwardGiven to students who make an especially significant and original contribution to campus life during the academic year.VP of Student Affairs
  • Please list the nominee's co-curricular involvement at Willamette University. How do these activities/roles/projects/etc. apply to this award?
  • How has this student made an especially significant and original contribution to campus life during this academic year?