Graduating Student of the Semester Award

Spring 2021

An award for students, given by students!

This award is granted by the Human Sciences Council to a spring 2021 graduating senior who has displayed exemplary leadership ability and overall character.


  • College of Human Sciences senior (graduating spring 2021)
  • Involvement within the College of Human Sciences as well as the ISU community
  • Demonstrated responsibility and leadership roles within activities
  • Student that exemplifies "going above and beyond"

Nominate a student

Nominations may be submitted by an ISU student, faculty, staff, adviser, or student group

To nominate: Submit an online nomination form by writing a brief statement (200 words or less) about the nominee including his or her leadership activities and abilities and why she or he deserves this award.

  • For questions, email Human Sciences Council at Use a subject line of "Graduating Student of the Year."

Deadline: Friday, February 26, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Nominee instructions

As nominations are received, nominees will be contacted by a Human Sciences Council representative or adviser with final instructions.

To complete the nomination process, nominees will be asked to submit an online form and a one-page resume with their activities at Iowa State by Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Selection, notification

The Graduating Student of the Year Committee within the Human Sciences Council will review final applications and recommend a recipient to the Human Sciences Council for selection. The selected student will be notified of the award and will be recognized at the CHS graduation convocation.