The Eric A. and Josephine S. Walker Award

Purpose

The purpose of this award shall be to recognize undergraduate students enrolled at the Commonwealth campuses whose outstanding qualities of character, scholarship, leadership, and citizenship have been directed into programs and services that have positively influenced fellow students and have contributed to the prestige and well-being of their campus and, hence, to the reputation of the University as a whole.

Funding of Award

Funds for the certificates and medallions have been contributed by Eric A. and Josephine S. Walker.

Eligibility

Consideration of this award shall be given to all students enrolled at the Commonwealth campuses who are completing two full years of undergraduate study in either an associate degree or baccalaureate degree program and who during this period of enrollment has consistently demonstrated those qualities which the Eric A. and Josephine S. Walker Award honors.

Nature of the Award

The recipient of this award at each campus shall have his/her name suitably engraved on a plaque, which shall be permanently displayed at the campus. In addition, each recipient will receive a certificate and an appropriate plaque or medallion.

Deadline

March 1st

Recipients

We have published a complete list of Walker Award recipients through the years at Penn State Mont Alto.

Nomination Form

Please consult with the student nominee in order to fully complete all of the fields below.  Once you have submitted this form, the student nominee will be prompted to submit a personal statement by March 1 in support of the nomination.

Student Information
Student Academic Information
Leadership
List campus clubs or organizations in which nominee holds or has held active membership. These statements are to relate only to that period of time during which the nominee has been enrolled as a student of the University.
Citizenship
Comment on noteworthy personal contributions of time, energy, and/or initiative that the nominee has made for the general good of fellow students and the campus and community. These statements are to relate only to that period of time during which the nominee has been enrolled as a student of the University.
Please use this resizable area to write a detailed personal assessment of the character of the nominee - up to a two-page equivalent. These statements are to relate only to that period of time during which the nominee has been enrolled as a student of the University. Webster defines character as “The aggregate of distinct qualities belonging to an individual…”
Sponsor Information
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