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2011 Student Award Recipients

L-R, Dr. Johnnie McFadden, Amartha Ogburu, Dean M. Fitzpatrick, Paige Oestricher, Dr. Steve Lynn, Dr. Val Littlefield

 

THE AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES PROGRAM
ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS
OCTOBER 31, 2011 THRU FEBRUARY 12, 2012
For the 2012 Award Recipients

 

Two undergraduate students will receive an award of $500 each to recognize
excellence and advancement in scholarship related to African American Studies.

 

 

NOMINEE REQUIREMENTS

  • Third year of academic study at USC
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 in two African American Studies courses
  • Open to all majors, however preference will be given to AFAM majors and minors
 

NOMINATION PROCESS AND SUBMISSION

  • USC faculty members can nominate students
  • USC students can nominate themselves
  • A letter outlining reasons why the nominee deserves the award
  • A hardcopy and electronic copy of nomination letter should be sent to:

    Nancy Tolson
    Assistant Director
    African American Studies
    258 Gambrell Hall
    Columbia, SC 29208
    tolsonn@mailbox.sc.edu
 

The Award Committee will be appointed by the Director of the African American Studies Program. Selected nominees will be contacted after review of nomination letters by members of the committee for an interview.


Awards will be presented at the annual Robert Smalls Lecture. Date TBD.

For additional information, contact (803) 777-7248.