Deadline Extended to Wednesday, February 27th at 12:00 pm!
Leadership Honors are awarded to individuals upon graduation in order to recognize and honor their leadership contributions to the University of Alaska Anchorage while maintaining academic excellence. Leadership activities must enhance the educational mission of UAA, but more importantly, offer other students the opportunity to grow and excel. Involvement must promote individual and collective growth, thereby enhancing student life at UAA. Recipients of UAA Leadership Honors are commemorated at the spring Commencement ceremony and bestowed crimson honor cords.
Click Here to Download Spring 2013 Leadership Honors Application
enrolled in at least three credits at the University of Alaska Anchorage and in
good disciplinary standing
of 3.0 cumulative UAA GPA at time of application
leadership involvement at UAA for four semesters if receiving a bachelor’s
degree, or two semesters if receiving other degrees or certificates
student’s involvement may include memberships with campus groups, coordinating
events on campus, holding campus job or being appointed or elected to a leadership
position with an organization, board, or committee
student’s involvement must have contributed to the improvement of student life
on campus (i.e.: The student identified a need and filled it. They did not just
watch from the sidelines, but instead made a significant difference by their
must be graduating in the semester that they apply
graduating in summer, must apply for prior spring deadline and submit letter of
intent to graduate from your department
a complete application
Leadership Honors Selection Committee is composed of two faculty/staff members
and two students not applying for Leadership Honors.
who meet the criteria for eligibility are not automatically guaranteed
Leadership Honors. The committee reviews applicants on the merit of their
involvement and how it enhanced student life.
To be considered for
Leadership Honors, a complete application must be received by Student Life and
Leadership in Student Union 218 by Wednesday, February 27th at 12:00 pm (Deadline Extended!)
Should you have questions regarding Leadership Honors or this process, please contact Paula A. Fish, Assistant Director, Student Life and Leadership at 907-786-1371 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.