Awards

Elbert Thomas Award

Prior to his service in the U.S. Senate, Elbert Thomas was a professor of history and political science at the University of Utah, from 1913 to 1932. The Elbert Thomas award is given to the most outstanding student in the Political Science Department who not only demonstrates high standards of scholarship, but who also displays an outstanding record of involvement in public affairs and community service. This award is open to current students in the Political Science Department.

How to apply:

This award requires a Service Award Nomination Form, which is submitted by a faculty member of the Political Science Department.

Deadline for submission to the Political Science Department: March 31

Pacesetter Award

The faculty of the Political Science Department instituted the Pacesetter Award to honor students who have given distinguished service to the Political Science Department. These students accept voluntary assignments from the faculty, serve on departmental committees and act as a role model of superb leadership. The award is designated to the student who actively works for the benefit of the department and studentbody.

How to appy:

This award requires a Service Award Nomination Form, which is submitted by a faculty member of the Political Science Department.

Deadline for submission to the Political Science Department: March 31