The First-Generation Student Achievement Award honors one first-generation undergraduate student and one first-generation graduate or professional student who has met ambitious educational goals and demonstrated commitment to academic excellence. Recipients are honored each November during the National First-Generation College Celebration.
Fraternity and Sorority Life members gather each spring to recognize outstanding students, advisers, and organizations for their work and efforts over the previous year.
The Dean of Students Above and Beyond Honorable Mentions seek to celebrate and recognize students whose work and commitments have reflected the University of Iowa's deeply held values of excellence, service, engagement, growth, and making a positive impact on yourself and others.
The purpose of the Meet The Challenge Awards is to recognize undergraduate students who exemplify the values promoted by The Iowa Challenge through their actions within the University of Iowa and surrounding communities.
This dinner brings together outstanding individuals to establish meaningful connections that will help them throughout their careers, volunteer experiences, and daily lives.
The Sean Wu Memorial Scholarships, created in 2018, are named in honor of Sean Wu, a University of Iowa student from 2016—2017. Sean was in the Honors Program at the University as a freshman majoring in English and Pre-Business. He was a Black and Gold Scholar and was on the Dean's List.
Graduate and Professional Student Government and Undergraduate Student Government Leadership Awards recognize the work the students within our student body governments throughout the year to serve the University of Iowa campus.
We gather each spring to recognize outstanding students, advisors, and organizations for their work and efforts over the past year.
The Global Student Award, established by UI International Programs and the Division of Student Life, recognizes one undergraduate and one graduate student who are leaders deeply engaged in international education on campus or abroad.