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Applications for the 2017 Honors Season will be accepted beginning on Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Criteria and nomination forms are available below.  
Forms have been provided in both Word and PDF file formats for your convenience.
 
The deadline for submission is Monday, February 27, 2017.  
 
Please contact Maggie Davis, Associate Provost for Academic Support and Honors Coordinator, at 513-244-4630 or maggie.davis@msj.edu if you have any questions.
 
The Honors Convocation will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017, during the Celebration of Teaching & Learning.

 

 

 


Mount Distinguished Student Award: This is the highest honor the Mount bestows upon graduating baccalaureate and graduate degree students. Students who are eligible to apply are notified by mail.

 

Alumni Book Award

Through the Alumni Book Award, the Mount St. Joseph University Alumni Association recognizes one or two current students for their outstanding scholastic or service achievements. This monetary award of $200 is to be used by the recipients toward the purchase of textbooks.

Alumni Book Award 2017.doc (.doc, 33K)
Alumni Book Award 2017.pdf (.pdf, 81K)
Bing Litonjua Award for Excellence in International Understanding

The Dr. Bing Litonjua Award is given to one student; undergraduate juniors, seniors or graduate students are eligible to apply. To qualify, the applicant must have demonstrated excellence in international understanding, especially with respect to issues of social justice.

Bing Litonjua Award Application 2017.doc (.doc, 54K)
Bing Litonjua Award Application 2017.pdf (.pdf, 66K)
Challenge Award

This award is given at commencement to a GRADUATE student who has been an example of the University mission and shown consistent persistence, improvement, and continued academic diligence while enduring life challenges.

Challenge Award 2017.doc (.doc, 52K)
Challenge Award 2017.pdf (.pdf, 30K)
Clifford Award

The Clifford Award recognizes faculty members who have significantly influenced students’ lives and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Clifford Award 2017.doc (.doc, 66K)
Clifford Award 2017.pdf (.pdf, 194K)
Dave Scharfenberger Community Service Award

This award is given to a student who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the mission of the University through his/her involvement in service.

Cashman & Scharfenberger Recommendation 2017.doc (.doc, 28K)
Cashman & Scharfenberger Recommendation 2017.pdf (.pdf, 57K)
Scharfenberger Service Award Criteria & App 2017.doc (.doc, 33K)
Scharfenberger Service Award Criteria & App 2017.pdf (.pdf, 89K)
Excellence in Leadership

Open to ALL students who demonstrate leadership, character and service in organizations on campus and/or in the community.

Excellence in Leadership 2017.doc (.docx, 26K)
Excellence in Leadership 2017.pdf (.pdf, 153K)
Harrington Award

The Harrington Leadership Award is presented to a SENIOR adult undergraduate who has demonstrated consistent outstanding leadership in campus and/or community activities.

Harrington Criteria 2017.doc (.doc, 53K)
Harrington Criteria 2017.pdf (.pdf, 83K)
Jane Cuni Armstrong Award

This award is given at commencement to the graduating SENIOR who has been an example of the University mission and shown consistent persistence, improvement and continued academic diligence while enduring life challenges.

Jane Cuni Armstrong Announcement 2017.doc (.doc, 52K)
Jane Cuni Armstrong Announcement 2017.pdf (.pdf, 30K)
Sister Elizabeth Cashman Service Award

This award is given in honor of Sister Elizabeth Cashman to a student who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the mission of the University through his/her involvement in and initiation of service.

Cashman & Scharfenberger Recommendation 2017.doc (.doc, 28K)
Cashman & Scharfenberger Recommendation 2017.pdf (.pdf, 57K)
Cashman Service Award Criteria & App 2017.doc (.doc, 33K)
Cashman Service Award Criteria & App 2017.pdf (.pdf, 88K)
Sister Maria Corona Leadership Award

The Sister Maria Corona Leadership Award is presented at commencement to a traditional graduating SENIOR who has demonstrated consistent outstanding leadership in campus and/or community service.

Corona Criteria 2017.doc (.doc, 52K)
Corona Criteria 2017.pdf (.pdf, 83K)
St. Catherine Medal

The Saint Catherine Medal is awarded to a JUNIOR who has demonstrated unusual and unselfish service and a commitment to a lifetime of faith and service to his/her church and community.

St Catherine Medal 2017.doc (.doc, 54K)
St Catherine Medal 2017.pdf (.pdf, 22K)
Thrailkill Leadership Award

This award is presented to a GRADUATE student who has demonstrated consistent outstanding leadership in campus and/or community activities.

Thrailkill Criteria 2017.doc (.doc, 53K)
Thrailkill Criteria 2017.pdf (.pdf, 82K)
Honors Recommendation Form (Distinguished Student Award)

If you were invited to apply for the MSJU Distinguished Student Award, you must provide confidential recommendations from a faculty member and a community resource person.  Please refer to this form for more information.

Distinguished Student Award - Honors Recommendation Form (.docx, 27K)
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