Women’s Leadership Award Applications

  • Thank you for your interest in the IUP Women’s Leadership Awards! Award recipients are selected for their outstanding campus leadership experience, academic excellence, and community achievements.

    Women are chosen for this honor by the Selection Committee according to their cumulative grade point average, the nominating reference, and the information submitted on the application


    Qualifications for the Women’s Leadership Award include the following:

    • Freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student
    • Strong academic achievement
    • Candidates will be judged on cocurricular activity, community service, and leadership definition 

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    Any undergraduate student (freshman, sophomore, or junior) is eligible for the Undergraduate Award. The award recognizes one undergraduate student for her outstanding campus leadership at IUP and academic and community achievements.

    One senior woman student leader will be selected, and two graduate women student leaders will also be selected for a leadership award.

    All nominators and nominees will be invited to attend the Women’s Leadership Reception.

    The recipients will be selected by a committee comprised of representatives from Women’s Studies, the Pennsylvania State System Women’s Consortium, and the IUP President’s Commission on the Status of Women.

    Please e-mail womens-programs@iup.edu with questions.

    We are no longer accepting applications for the 2015 Women's Leadership Award. We will provide information about the 2016 Awards next spring. Please e-mail womens-programs@iup.edu with questions.