Student Awards

Student Awards

 

Each year the Division of Student Affairs, in conjunction with other offices and departments across the University, presents many coveted awards to outstanding Mercerians.  These awards are listed below.  For more information and a list of winners specific to an award, click on an award name to be redirected to an information page.

Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

Who's Who honors campus leaders for their academic achievement and community involvement.  To be considered for this award you must be a graduating senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher; have completed community service work, and be/have been involved in a leadership role.  To be considered for this honor you must: complete a Senior Profile and return it to the office of Student Affairs no later than 5pm on December 9, 2016.

Questions about Who's Who?  Visit their website at http://www.whoswhoamongstudents.com/

Griffin B. Bell Award for Community Service

Students eligible: a graduating student from any of Mercer’s 11 schools and colleges

Wallace DuVall Excellence in Leadership Award

Students eligible: a graduating senior from one of the University's undergraduate schools and colleges who will complete their academic requirements for graduation by the end of spring semester of the year they are graduating

The James T. McAfee, Jr. Endowed Vision and Leadership Scholarship Fund

Students eligible: a junior, senior, or graduate student in the College of Liberal Arts, Stetson School of Business, Tift College of Education, School of Engineering, Townsend School of Music, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, School of Medicine, or McAfee School of Theology.

Louie D. Newton General Excellence Medal

Students eligible: a graduating student in the College of Liberal Arts, Stetson School of Business, Tift College of Education, School of Engineering, or Townsend School of Music (must have completed final two years of academic study in residency on Mercer-Macon campus)

Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award

Students eligible:  a graduating student in the College of Liberal Arts, Stetson School of Business, Tift College of Education, School of Engineering, or Townsend School of Music (must have completed final two years of academic study in residency on Mercer-Macon campus)

Nomination Letters

Nomination letters should include:

  1. the award for which you are nominating the student 
  2. how the student has met the criteria
  3. why you feel this student would be the best candidate

If you feel a student is qualified for more than one award, please send separate letters for each award. Please send all nomination letters to pearson_dr@mercer.edu (please place Commencement Award Nominee in the subject line).  All nominations must be received by 5 p.m. on February 3, 2017.