The Dean’s List
Students who completed a minimum of 12 credit hours with grades and earned a 3.50 GPA term average or better, attain the distinction of the Dean’s List for that term.
Distinguished Academic Achievement Award (Awarded annually from the Dean’s office)
This award is presented to the students whose academic performance is on the top 2% of the same comparing group (for the first year, all the students in the same grade, for later years, all the students in the same grade and the same program).
Outstanding-Student Scholarship (From SJTU)
This is a scholarship for all the SJTU students. About 30% of the students can get this scholarship every year. More detail may be found in SJTU student handbook.
Distinguished Leadership Award (2% of the students)
It is awarded annually to the students in the UM-SJTU Joint Institute.
The Distinguished Leadership Award is presented to those students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership through their contributions to the college, university and/or the community.
Candidates are nominated by classes, student organizations, and special programs; self recommendation is acceptable too.
Outstanding Student Organization
The Outstanding Student Organization Award recognizes organizations that consistently provide leadership and service by making meaningful contributions to students, the University and the surrounding communities.
Candidates are nominated by classes, student organizations, and special programs; self recommendation is acceptable too
Program of the Year
The Program of the Year Award recognizes student organizations’ programs which make meaningful contributions to students, the university and the community.
Candidates are nominated by classes, student organizations, and special programs; self- recommendation is acceptable too.
Civic Engagement/Community Service (5% of students)
This award is conferred to those who are actively involved in addressing serious social issues through community service and social action. The goal is to heighten campus awareness of social issues, increase student involvement in the community, address community problems and raise social consciousness. Students should apply for that individually, it can also be nominated by classes, student organizations, and special program.