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2017 Honors and Awards Application (for students graduating in May, August, or December 2017)

The Bonnie Cone Leadership Award, Noble Niner AwardChuck Lynch Award, and the Chancellor's Citations for Leadership and Service provide recognition to students graduating in May, August, or December 2017 who have made significant contributions to UNC Charlotte and shown outstanding qualities of scholarship and leadership during their undergraduate career.

The Derek Griffith Servant Leader Award provides recognition to a first generation college student of rising junior or rising senior status who has demonstrated leadership through on or off campus service to others, involvement in student organizations/activities, and a commitment to mentorship.

Recipients of these prestigious honors demonstrate an attitude of unselfish interest in the welfare of their fellow students and the University as a whole. The recipients must have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA, and be in good academic and disciplinary standing with the University.

One application is submitted for these honors and awards, and the Honors & Awards selection committee will determine which award will be given to each award recipient. Information about award recipients will be kept confidential until the awards and citations are presented at the annual Honors and Awards Program on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 6pm.

Nominations will be sought starting February 19, 2107, but applicants do not need to be nominated in order to apply. A letter of recommendation/support is highly encouraged but not required for an application to be considered complete.  Please have any recommendation/support documentation delivered in a sealed envelope to Sharisse Stafford in 217 King Bldg, or sent via email to

Online applications will be open from 8:00am on February 10 through 11:59pm on March 19, 2017. No late submissions will be accepted.

For questions or additional information, contact Sharisse Stafford in the Dean of Students Office at 704-687-0343, in 217 King Building or email

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