The Sixth College Leadership and Service awards are designed to recognize students whose undergraduate careers have included distinguished accomplishments in leadership, service, involvement, and academic achievement. Please see below for award descriptions. Students who would like to be considered for these awards will need to submit a complete application by Monday, May 1st at 11:59pm. Unless otherwise noted, a minimum GPA of 2.5 is required to be considered for these awards.
As part of the application, you are required to submit a resume and letter of reference. Letters of reference should be completed by a professional staff member, faculty member, or community member who can speak to your qualifications for the award to which you are applying. It is the applicant’s responsibility to send the link below to the person completing their letter of reference. In addition, please be prepared to answer 2 essay questions.
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The Dean’s Award for Leadership and Service
The Dean’s Award for Leadership and Service is awarded to a graduating senior who has demonstrated excellence, outstanding leadership, and significant service contributions to Sixth College through academic and/or co-curricular activities. The award recipient will have demonstrated leadership and active participation within the Sixth College community.
The Teal Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior
The Teal Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior is awarded to a graduating senior who has contributed to positive community building in Sixth College through creativity and innovation, has helped create or has contributed to Sixth College traditions, and has shown a remarkable level of dedication and service to Sixth College.
The Alumni Association Outstanding Student Award
The Alumni Association Outstanding Student Award is awarded to a graduating senior who has 1) achieved academic excellence (minimum of 3.0 GPA) and 2) has brought distinction to Sixth College and UCSD through leadership, service, civic engagement, and involvement in the campus and San Diego community.
Outstanding Transfer Student Award
The Outstanding Transfer Student award is awarded to a graduating senior who has made significant contributions to the Sixth College and UCSD transfer communities through outreach and demonstrated leadership to meet the specific needs of transfer students on the UCSD campus.
Oceanids Service and Leadership Award
The Oceanids Service and Leadership Award is awarded to a student in Junior class standing (90 credits completed) who has demonstrated leadership and service to the UCSD campus community at the college or campus-wide level. Examples of such service might include, but are not limited to, significant contributions of service to UCSD through student organizations, Athletics, campus-wide Advisory Boards, or student government.
PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THROUGH EACH AWARD DESCRIPTION TO ENSURE THAT YOU QUALIFY FOR THE AWARD.