Posted on February 12, 2018 by Jana Schwartz

Most Outstanding Student Award

Graduate and Undergraduate

College of Public Policy


The College of Public Policy is now accepting applications for the Most Outstanding Graduate Student and the Most Outstanding Undergraduate Student in the College. This recognition is part of the 42 nd Annual University Life Awards, sponsored by the UTSA Student Government Association.

The purpose of the award is to recognize students who have built a record of scholarship, leadership, and service to UTSA, the college, and/or the community. We are especially looking for students who demonstrate a commitment to the College Mission (reprinted below).

Download application form here

In order to apply, please submit the application form, along with the following:

  • A statement (no longer than three pages double-spaced) by the student, supporting their qualification for this award.
  • A letter of support for the nomination from a faculty member in the College. This letter should briefly explain why the professor believes the student to be worthy of the award.
  • Student's resume, including full contact information, major and grade level.


Applications may be submitted electronically to the office of the Associate Dean in the College of Public Policy at , or paper copies may be delivered to the College of Public Policy office at DB 4.110.

One winner and up to two finalists will be selected for each category; all will be recognized at a reception on Thursday, April 5, 2018, in the HEB Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104). The winner will be awarded a trophy, and the finalists will receive Certificates of Recognition. Previous winners are ineligible.

Please contact the College of Public Policy at 210-458-2530 if you have additional questions.

College of Public Policy Mission:

The college of Public Policy is dedicated to the advancement of salient public policy and practice through research, rigorous educational programs, service, and collaborative partnerships that contribute to the public good within a diverse society.

— Jana Schwartz