Awards and Recognition

Students make significant and lasting impacts on Brown. Each year, various offices solicit nominations for awards to recognize the efforts of students. This coordinated listing is provided for your convenience. Most of the following awards are presented annually at the Student Leadership Recognition Ceremony and Reception in late April/early May.

Deadline for nominations: Friday, April 11, 2014 *except where noted below

The Student Leadership Recognition Ceremony and Reception will be hosted on Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 3:30-5:00pm.

Student Organization Leadership Awards

The Student Activities Office awards student organization in recognition of their accomplishments over the past year. Student organizations and events may be nominated. Nominations may be submitted throughout the year. Click here for nominations instructions.

 Joslin Awards for Student Leadership and Involvement

Given each year by the Division of Campus Life and Student Services, the Joslin Awards recognize no more than ten graduating seniors who have made significant contributions to the University through their leadership and service. Click here for nominations instructions, a list of past recipients, and additional information.

Interfaith Student Leadership Awards

Nominations are solicited each spring by the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life.

The Interfaith Leadership Award honors a graduating senior who has demonstrated interfaith leadership both on campus and beyond.

The Levi Adams Citation honors a senior in the College for distinction and service in the leadership of a campus based religious organization, project, or initiative.

The President James Manning Medal is awarded to a graduating student whose pursuit of excellence in the study and practice of religion is exemplary. Click here for nominations instructions and additional information.

 LGBTQ Leadership Award

Each year, this Award is given by the LGBTQ Resource Center in recognition of a graduating senior (May or December) who has positively affected lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning life during her/his undergraduate years at Brown. Click here for nominations instructions and additional information

Asian/Asian American Alumni Alliance Community Contribution (A4) Award

Recognizes an Asian/Asian American Brown graduating senior who has made significant contributions to the quality of life for Asian/Asian American Brown students and/or has made significant contributions to the development of the Asian/Asian American community at Brown. Click here for nominations instructions and additional information.

Sponsored by A4, MAC, & Alumni Relations.

 Barker and Tow Service Prizes

The Derek Canfield Barker Prize recognizes Brown students who are completing their junior years who have shown qualities of leadership, who have triumphed over adversity, and who have worked to bring the Brown community together through community service.

The Yat K. Tow Prize recognizes an academically strong junior, graduating senior or graduate student who has completed community service and/or academic work in the area of international understanding.  Deadline April 15, 2013.

These awards are coordinated by the Swearer Center for Public Service.

Past Recipients:

Student groups and student leaders honored at the 2014 ceremony

Student groups and student leaders honored at the 2013 ceremony.

Student groups and student leaders honored at the 2012 ceremony.

Student groups and student leaders honored at the 2011 ceremony.

Student groups and student leaders honored at the 2010 ceremony.

Student groups and student leaders honored at the 2009 ceremony.