The 35th Annual President's Service Awards, image of the Washington Square Arch at night.

The nomination portal is now closed for 2019 awards.

About the Awards

The purpose of the President’s Service Award is to recognize the distinguished achievements of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and student organizations for their commitment to civic engagement and service in local communities across the University's global network or for their promotion of learning, leadership, and quality of student life at New York University.

The 2019 President's Service Awards will take place on Wednesday, April 17 at 4 pm in Kimmel E&L Auditorium.

President's Service Awards are given to students or student organizations that have had an extraordinary and positive impact on the University community, including achievements within schools and departments, the University at large, local neighborhoods, and NYU's presence in the world. Successful nominations should demonstrate that the student or organization has made a significant and positive contribution to the University in one of the following two areas:

Eligibility Requirements

The following are eligibility requirements that must be met by each nominee:

  • Nominees must be in good academic standing (as defined by the nominee's academic unit).
  • Nominees must be registered during the semester the award will be given, or have graduated the previous December or August.
  • Nominations should be based on achievements that date from February of the previous year; for the 2019 awards, nominations should be based on achievements between February 2018 and February 2019.
  • Nominated organizations must be currently registered with the Center for Student Activities, Leadership, and Service or with a school or department.
  • Typically, work done as part of a compensated role is not considered, however extra-ordinary achievement by a student who goes above and beyond the normal expectations of work may be considered. Please indicate in your nomination if this is the case.
  • Current NYU faculty, staff, and students are eligible to nominate a student for a President's Service Award; self-nominations will not be accepted.
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