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student award recipients with president Boren

Leadership & Volunteerism coordinates two annual recognition ceremonies - Outstanding Senior Ceremony each fall and the Campus Awards Program each spring.

L&V also helps coordinate the selection process of several individual student awards each semester.

Award Descriptions

Spring individual award applications open October 15 and close February 1 each year. 

HSC students may apply for the following HSC Awards: 

HSC students may apply for individual campus awards (recognition only – not scholarships) via the separate links for the following awards:

Norman campus students may apply for individual campus awards (which are recognition only - not scholarships) via List of awards:

  • Junior Awards
    • Campus Life Award (graduating in 2023 or 2024)
    • Melvin C. Hall Award/Scholarship (graduating in 2023 or 2024)
    • The Regents' Award for Outstanding Juniors (graduating in 2024)
    • PE-ET - Top 10 Senior Honor Society (selected during spring of Junior year) (graduating in 2024)
  • Senior Awards
    • Letzeiser Honor List and Medalists (graduating in Dec 2023)
    • Campus Life Award (graduating in 2023 or 2024)

  • Must Be Nominated
  • Other Awards
    • The President's Award for Outstanding Freshmen (graduated from high school in 2022 - unless there was a gap year)
    • The President's Award for Outstanding Sophomores (graduated from high school in 2021 - unless there was a gap year)
    • The President's Award for Outstanding Transfer Students
    • The President's Award for Outstanding Volunteer


SPRING 2023 CAMPUS AWARDS PROGRAM (Norman Campus students)
The Campus Awards Program will be held Friday afternoon, April 14, 2023.

Take a look back at prior programs:

Spring 2022 Award Recipients
Spring 2022 Program Photos


The 2021 Outstanding Senior applications are currently open and due Thursday, September 23rd by 11:00 p.m.

Each fall, the Sooner Parents organization recognizes the All-Around Outstanding Senior at the University.  Additionally, Sooner Parents presents an Award of Merit to the Outstanding Senior of each undergraduate college as selected by the college dean. The selection procedure for the Outstanding Senior in each college is at the discretion of each dean. All applicants must be expected to graduate in December 2021, May 2022, or summer 2022; earned a cumulative 3.25 grade point average or higher, and be enrolled full-time in fall 2021 – unless they are needing a specific number of hours to graduate or are enrolled in an accelerated degree program. Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee comprised of faculty, staff, and students. There is no interview in this selection process.  Recipients will be recognized, with their college dean, at a reception and ceremony tentatively scheduled for Friday, November 19th.


Norman Campus:

HSC Campus: