The successful student leader for this award will have displayed a significant effort in helping the University of Iowa be more sustainable and in achieving the UI's 2020 Vision/Sustainability Targets.

The student may have demonstrated that they have met the criteria through the following:

  • Helped their organization be more operationally and educationally sustainable; valued diversity; motivated and inspired others to be sustainable
  • Consistently and persistently advocated for sustainable initiatives on campus, and actively supported environmental student organizations' initiatives
  • Collaborated with other organizations and departments to come up with innovative sustainability solutions
  • Demonstrated initiative by seeking ways to get closer to the UI's 2020 Vision/Sustainability Targets