Dean’s Leadership and Professional Achievement Award

The Dean’s Leadership and Professional Achievement Award is a $1,000 award opportunity for students who demonstrate leadership potential and support the College’s efforts to promote a professional culture. 


  • Acknowledge and recognize student leaders
  • Encourage student engagement and participation
  • Develop student leadership skills


  • Sophomore to senior standing at the time of application
  • Be compliant with all COB Progression Standards
  • Be in Pro-School (if not yet in Pro-School at time of application, then must be in by the end spring term)
  • Have no conduct issues with OSU
  • Will be a full-time student during the 2014-2015 academic year (12 credit hours per term, not including Summer term)
  • Demonstrate leadership and professional achievement in the classroom and extra-curricular activities.  Examples include:
    • Leadership position in student clubs or organizations or through study abroad opportunities
    • Campus/community service projects or volunteer work
    • Work on a research project with a faculty member outside of course or program requirements
    • Exceptional leadership as a student intern or student worker, as well as in the classroom

To apply or to renew your current award:

Fill out the online application (application currently closed - check back February 2014).

Finalists will be selected for an interview with the Selection Committee, which is a panel of COB faculty and staff.

Best of luck to all applicants!