Leadership & Service Awards
Student Awards & Scholarships
Hall of Leaders Awards
To recognize leaders of major campus-wide student organizations, including the Association of African American Students, Garnet and Black Quarterly, Sorority Council, Fraternity Council, Carolina Service Council, University Ambassadors, The Gamecock, WUSC-FM, Student Government, Garnet Circle, Residence Hall Association, Carolina Productions, Campus Recreation, and Dance Marathon. Criteria include: outstanding leadership in the organization; significant contribution to the entire University of South Carolina community; and the ability to encourage and motivate others. Click to View Application Form
(The Outstanding Achievement and Student Triumph) Recognition Breakfast Honors students who deserve recognition in any area of campus life. Any outstanding student can be nominated for excellence in the classroom; contributions to a student organization or university department/program; achievement in athletics or the arts, etc. This program is designed to honor those who may not otherwise be formally recognized. Nomination form
Recognizes senior students who have been the tireless, behind-the-scenes workers that every successful activity or organization needs. They are leaders through their actions and contributions to the Carolina community.
Rev. O. Woody Hammet Scholarship
Rev. O. Woody Hammet served the University of South Carolina as Baptist Campus Minister from 1962-1995. This scholarship was established in his name to be awarded to a rising sophomore, junior or senior who has demonstrated proven leadership experience within the university community and has affiliation and involvement with campus Christian organizations and/or a local community of faith. The recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
Outstanding Student Organization Service Award
Recognizes student organizations that serve as role models to other organizations based on quality of service, amount of time and effort devoted to service projects, and the level of impact on the student population and the community. An organization is not eligible to receive this award during two consecutive years.
Outstanding Student Volunteer Award
Recognizes students who have made an outstanding contribution to the community and university through service.
Student Organization of the Year Award
Recognizes a student organization that has made a lasting impact upon the Carolina Community, fostered leadership opportunities for its members, and upheld the organization’s mission and values. Please describe the impact your organization has had in the following categories: service, leadership, scholarship, member retention, and campus/community impact. Nominees must be a registered student organization at the University of South Carolina. An organization is not eligible to receive this award during two consecutive years.
This award is coordinated by the Office of Student Organizations. Please contact Allison Toney, Coordinator of Student Organizations, with any questions at email@example.com.
Advisor of the Year
The Advisor of the Year Award recognizes faculty and staff members in the Carolina community who are committed to supporting their student organization and fostering leadership abilities in students.
Outstanding Faculty or Staff Volunteer Award
Honors a member of the University of South Carolina faculty or staff for his/her outstanding contribution to the community and university through service.
Outstanding Service-Learning Award
Honors a faculty member who has integrated service-learning into their classes. Service-learning is the thoughtful integration of community service into academic study.
Ambassador of Service Award
Recognizes an individual at the Director, Chair, Dean or Executive levels of USC Administration for exemplary leadership and involvement in promoting and performing community service.
Community Partner Awards
Outstanding Service Professional Award
Honors a staff member from a local non-profit agency for their work with University of South Carolina students, faculty and staff. Nominations will be accepted from USC students, faculty, and staff. This is an attempt to recognize those individuals who work to serve our community every day.
Please direct any questions regarding Leadership & Service Awards to Theresa Harrison, Community Service Programs coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org Feel free to also visit the Campus Life Center, Russell House University Union Suite 227 or call 803-777-7130 with questions.
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