Outstanding Student Awards

Each spring, the TWU Alumni Association recognizes Outstanding Students. Since 1971, The Alumni 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 2018 or May 2019 or have completed degree requirements by the August 2019 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.

After you nominate a student, the student will be contacted and encouraged to apply for the award. Email cmullin1@twu.edu for information on how to nominate a student for this award.

Criteria Considered for Award Selection

  • Minimum grade point average of 3.5
  • Application
  • Three recommendation forms (For graduate students: one form must be completed by major professor/advisor)
  • Personal statement
  • Resume/Curriculum Vita


Email or call Chelsea Mullin at 940-898-3891 with any questions or for more information.

2018 Outstanding Student Award Recipients

  • Gladys Acosta – Outstanding Senior
  • Austin Hammond – Outstanding Senior
  • Natalie Windle – Outstanding Senior
  • Sara Ishii – Outstanding Graduate Student

Previous Honorees

Page last updated 2:33 PM, October 11, 2018