Middle Tennessee State University presents its most prestigious awards at the appropriate college awards program. This university-wide awards program pays tribute to four undergraduate students honored for exemplary character and achievements in scholarship, leadership, and service. All members of the MTSU community are encouraged to nominate individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and meet the awards criteria. Nominations and applications are accepted each year in February. To nominate, visit https://www.mtsu.edu/sos/leader-awards.php. Under each award you will find a “nominate student” button that you will select. Use your MTSU Pipeline credentials to log into the system and complete the form. Make sure you select submit to complete the process. The Director of Student Organizations & Service will congratulate and inform the student of the nomination in order to begin the application process. Award recipients are selected by the University Awards Committee through an application and interview process.
The deadline to apply and submit all materials for the 2021-2022 awards is March 2, 2022 by 4:00 PM. All applications, essays, and recommedation letters should be emailed as one packet to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The President's Award is the most prestigious award given to a student of Middle Tennessee State University. The student who wins this award must exemplify superior character and honor and have made achievements that, ideally, all students should strive to meet.
The Provost's Award is given to a student who best demonstrates outstanding academic achievement through involvement in scholarly activities.
Robert C. LaLance Jr. Achievement Award
The Achievement Award honors a student who has shown remarkable determination, has had to make sacrifices, and is contributing to the community during work toward a degree.
Community Service Award
The Community Service Award is given to a student who has made an outstanding contribution to the community.
Nominations and applications are accepted each year in January and February by completing the nominate student form below each award description. The Director will congratulate and inform the student of the nomination in order to begin the application process. Award recipients are selected by the University Awards Committee through an application and interview process.