Please nominate eligible and deserving students for an OMSA Award that recognizes students for their achievements and contributions in academics, leadership, service, and diversity initiatives. Please visit http://www.sa.sc.edu/omsa/opportunities-a-scholarships/ to nominate students for any of the awards listed below. Nominations are due Thursday, March 28, 2013.
Changing the Face of USC Diversity Award: This award recognizes students who promote awareness of cultural and diversity issues on campus and in the community and have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.
Ralph E. Johnson Exemplary Leadership Award: This award is given to students who are recognized as outstanding leaders and demonstrate involvement in campus activities with a cumulative 2.5 GPA.
Willie L. Harriford Outstanding Service Award: This award recognizes a student who serves to encourage students to actively seek opportunities to address and serve the needs of the African-American community as well as the Columbia community in its entirety with a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.
I. DeQuincey Newman Outstanding Student Award: This award recognizes a senior who has displayed leadership, participated in university and community organizations and activities, and contributes to the improvement of minority student life at USC with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. These are not necessarily student officers, but are leaders through their actions.