Student Engagement & Leadership Awards / Scholarships

 

On April 24, 2018, the SLCC Office of Student Engagement (OSE) will host its 4th Annual Student Engagement and Leadership Awards Ceremony.  At this event, student leaders and advisors will be recognized for their involvement at South Louisiana Community College, in SLCC Student Groups and Organizations (SGOs), and in the Student Government Association (SGA).

The awards below all have different nomination processes, so please see the individual award descriptions for more information.  All online nominations are due by 4:00 pm on March 29th, and all portfolios as well as OSE Leadership Certificate Eligibility Forms are due by 4:00 pm on April 16th.

Recognitions and Awards

The form should be submitted via email to the Coordinator for Student Engagement.Students will be contacted if there are any problems with submitted forms.  All eligible students who have successfully completed and submitted verification forms (including any feedback provided by the Coordinator for Student Engagement) will be awarded certificates.

  • Federal Student Worker of the Year—faculty/staff-nominated

To nominate a student, a faculty and/or staff member should submit the student’s name, the hiring department’s name, and a short paragraph describing the student’s successes on the job here.  The paragraphs submitted will be reviewed by the award selection committee.  All award nominees’ positions as FSWs will be confirmed with the Financial Aid office before the nominee is considered by the award selection committee.

  • Student Service Award—self-, peer-, and/or faculty/staff-nominated

Nominators should submit the student’s name, the student’s primary Student Group or Organization affiliation (if applicable), and a short paragraph describing the student’s service activities here.  Top nominees will be asked to submit a portfolio* of service, and portfolios will be reviewed by the award selection committee.

  • Diversity in Leadership Award—self-, peer-, and/or faculty/staff-nominated

Nominators should submit the student’s name, the student’s primary Student Group or Organization affiliation (if applicable), and a short paragraph describing the student’s dedication to diversity through past leadership activities here.  Top nominees will be asked to submit a portfolio of diversity in leadership, and portfolios will be reviewed by the award selection committee.

  • Student Leader of the Year—peer and/or faculty/staff-nominated

Nominators should submit the student’s name, the student’s primary Student Group or Organization affiliation (if applicable), and a short paragraph describing the student’s leadership accomplishments at SLCC here.  Top nominees will be asked to submit a portfolio of leadership, and portfolios will be reviewed by the award selection committee.

  • SGO Program of the Year—SGO self-nominated through the submission of a portfolio*

Any program (event, service opportunity, social media campaign, etc.) hosted by a Student Group or Organization within the current academic year is eligible for this award.  An SGO may only submit one program for the award.  The award selection committee will review the program based on the portfolio provided. Portfolios should be submitted via email to the Coordinator for Student Engagement.

  • SGO Campus Impact Award—peer and/or faculty/staff-nominated

Nominators should submit the Student Group or Organization’s name, the SGO’s campus (if applicable), and a short paragraph describing the positive impact of the SGO on SLCC’s student body here.  The paragraphs submitted will be reviewed by the award selection committee.

  • SGO Outstanding Advisor Award—SGO-nominated

Nominators should submit the advisor’s name, the advisor’s Student Group or Organization affiliation, and a short paragraph describing the advisor’s successes in leadership here.  The paragraphs submitted will be reviewed by the award selection committee.

*If requested, portfolios should contain the following:

  1. Cover letter—why do you deserve the award?
  2. Supporting Evidence—flyers, pictures, sign-in sheets, testimonials, recommendation letters, etc.

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OSE Scholarship Opportunities

Each year the Office of Student Engagement and partnership with the Office of Institutional Advancement offers current and future student leaders the opportunity to apply for the Excellence in Leadership & Engagement Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a 1st generation college student who is actively involved in a student club and organization. For more information on the OSE scholarship and other internal/external scholarships visit http://solacc.edu/scholarships

Other Scholarships:

PTK Golden Opportunity Scholarship

PTK Transfer Scholarships