The deadline for submitting nominations is April 5, 2017 at 12 p.m.

Nominations are accepted from full-time faculty, state-classified or administrative professional staff.

This annual award was established to recognize a student who has an extraordinary amount of hardship (physical, psycho-social, etc.) and yet maintains a positive attitude and an unwavering spirit in the pursuit of their undergraduate or graduate degrees. One recipient is selected per year.

Please fill out the form below and attach a document explaining why the nominated student should receive this award.

Students must meet the following criteria:

  • be 23 years of age or older
  • currently enrolled full-time at Colorado State University (CSU) as a graduate or undergraduate student
  • demonstrated active involvement in the Adult Learner community and who has contributed to the betterment of that community at CSU
  • have experienced unusual hardship in the course of completing their degree
  • ONLY university faculty/staff can nominate students

Late submissions and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.


8 + 8 =  Solve This To Prove You are a Real Person, not a SPAM script.