Award Information

The Robert J. and Mary Catherine Birgeneau Recognition Award for Service to Undocumented Students honors an undergraduate or graduate undocumented student or student ally who has contributed exemplary community service on campus and/or in the surrounding community pertaining to undocumented immigrants. Candidates can be nominated by others or may nominate themselves.

The award includes $500 for the recipient in recognition of their work, and is presented at the annual Chancellor's Awards for Public Service.

Please note the award criteria below, and note that incomplete and/or late nominations will not be considered.

**Nominations are due March 29, 2017, by 11:59pm.**

Award Criteria
-Nominee is an undergraduate or graduate student. (Undocumented students and student allies are eligible. Students must be currently registered or have graduated in Dec. 2016.)
-Nominee demonstrates a sustained commitment to serving undocumented immigrants, particularly the campus community.
-The nominee's service has an impact on the individuals and/or community served, including measurable outcomes.
-The length and time involved in the service is meaningful.
-Sufficient information is provided in the nomination to get a sense of the individual's accomplishments.
-The nominator has provided all required information.

Please note: the committee will not review material outside the nomination. Please do not include links to articles or websites; instead summarize the points from these external sources that are important to you for the nomination. The strongest nominations are written in paragraph narrative rather than bullet points.