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FAQ about Women’s Leadership Award

What exactly is and who can be nominated for the Women’s Leadership Award?

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.

How many students will be recognized?

  • One undergraduate student award recipient
  • One senior student award recipient
  • Two graduate student award recipients

Who can attend the award ceremony?

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

How will the recipients be selected?

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

When are the applications due, and where do I turn them in?

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 with questions.

How can I learn further information about the awards if I have more questions?

Please e-mail us at with any additional questions.

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