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2016 Outstanding Student Award Nominations is now closed. 

Application for Nominees Only  (click will direct you to SurveyMonkey)

 Each year, the TWU Former Student Association recognizes Outstanding Students at our annual convocation in April.  All awards from Dallas, Denton and Houston will be presented during Honors Convocation on Thursday, April 14, 2016 on the Denton campus.  It is now time to begin the process of nominating deserving students. To nominate a deserving student, click on the link above.  After you nominate a student, they will be contacted and encouraged to apply for the award. 


Since 1971, The Former Students Association has supported Texas Woman's University's best students.

Purpose of the Awards

To honor outstanding students who demonstrate excellence through academic coursework, scholarly efforts, and involvement in activities that bring distinction to the University.



To be eligible, undergraduate, and graduate students must be projected to graduate in December 2015 or May 2016 or have completed degree requirements by August 2016 academic year. They must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.50.


Nomination Procedure

Faculty, staff, or students are eligible to nominate qualified students by completing the brief nomination form. Students may also nominate their peers or themselves.


Criteria Considered for Award Selection

• Minimum grade point average of 3.5

• Application

• 3 recommendation forms

(Note for graduate students: 1 form must be completed by major professor/advisor).

• Personal statement

• Resume/Curriculum Vita


Deadlines for Completed Application Materials

All application materials included must be completed by the nominees and received in Blackboard by midnight Friday December 4, 2015. (All nominees will be emailed instructions regarding Blackboard, recommendation forms and other info by the end of October.)

Questions   -  Contact Amy O’Keefe at 940.898.2789 or


List of Honorees

page updated 11/23/2015 1:17 PM


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