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Student Government Association

Student Leadership & Engagement Award

Each year, Minot State University selects 10-20 students to receive the Student Leadership & Engagement Award, previously recognized as the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges accolade. Students are chosen based on their academic achievement, service to Minot State University and to the greater Minot community, participation and leadership in academic and extracurricular activities as well as potential for continued success.

Application Deadline: 4:30 p.m., February 21st, 2018

Application Process:
Minot State University faculty members are invited to nominate outstanding students for this award, though candidates may also self-nominate. The completed Application Form should be submitted to:

           Vice President for Student Affairs Office,
           Administration Building, Room 164
           500 University Avenue West, Minot, N.D. 58707

Once the nomination forms are collected and scored, the final selection of nominees will be contacted and announced through the Public Information Office.

A recognition event will be held in honor of the recipients in the Spring Semester.

Eligibility & Selection Criteria:

  • Student must have attended MSU full-time for four consecutive terms, including the current fall term (excluding summer sessions)
  • Student must be a university junior or senior (must have achieved 60 or more credits)
  • Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Student must not have received the Student Leadership Award and/or Who’s Who recognition previously
  • Student must not have received a previous bachelor's degree

The selection process is carried out by your fellow students, faculty and staff and is based on your successfully meeting the following criteria:

  • Academic achievement
  • Service to Minot State University
  • Service to the community
  • Participation & leadership in academic and/or extracurricular activities
  • Future potential

Award Winners:

Please contact aaron.hughes@ndus.edu with any questions regarding the nomination process.