Outstanding Sophomores/Spurs Award

This award is presented to sophomores who have demonstrated outstanding service, leadership and academic achievement and who are committed to serving the university community.

Eligibility:
Nominees must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA for their undergraduate studies and have completed 57 credits by May 2012 to qualify for the award.

Application procedure:
Submit a personal statement (limit two pages) addressing how you have demonstrated the following:

  • Academic achievement
  • Participation in on-campus and off-campus activities
  • Leadership experience
  • Commitment to serving others
  • Any additional information pertinent to the award

Submit a letter of recommendation from a UI faculty or staff member.

Ten awards are available. Nominees will be solicited from deans, department heads, faculty, staff, coaches, and students. Self-nominations are also accepted. All information regarding nominees and how they are rated is kept confidential.

Selection Committee:
Idaho Commons & Student Union Director or designee
Dean of Students Office representative
University Housing Director or designee
Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life or designee
Student representative
ASUI President or designee 

Applications of the Outstanding Sophomore/Spurs Award winners are forwarded to the selection committee for the Dean Vettrus Scholarship.