President's Service Awards

The President's Student Leadership and Service Awards are CSUDH's highest awards for student involvement and organizations.


Deadline for Submission:

  • The 2019 deadline has yet to be determined.

Call for Nominations:

  • The President's Student Leadership and Service Awards honors and recognizes students, faculty and staff, student organizations, and advisors for their leadership and campus involvement. 

Nomination Application:

  • When it becomes available, the 2019 nomination application can be downloaded here.
Presidential Outstanding Student Award (Individual Student)

This award is the most prestigious student award at CSUDH. Nominees must have been a full-time student for the full academic year (at the minimum), and must have demonstrated two or more of the following:

  • High academic achievement by maintaining a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in their coursework at CSUDH
  • Exemplary service in community leadership (role in the community), public service, and/or civic engagement
  • Extraordinary leadership in the CSUDH community by positively impacting students, the campus community, and/or programs
  • Extraordinary commitment and effort to increasing diversity, advocating for social justice, and/or promoting inclusiveness

Nominations for individual students will be accepted for this category.

Watts Rebellion Commemorative Award for Social Justice (Individual Student)

This award honors a student for advocacy on campus or in the community to create a more just, equitable, and inclusive society free of racism, sexism, heterosexism, classicism, and other forms of oppression.

Nominations for individual students will be accepted for this category.

Presidential Award for Community Service (Student Organization)

This award honors a student organization that has planned and implemented an outstanding community service or awareness program that positively impacted the community. Special consideration will be made for community service programs with sustained enhancement or results.

Nominated student organizations must be recognized by the Office of Student Life and in good standing to be accepted for this category.

Presidential Award for Outstanding Program (Student Organization)

This award honors a student organization that has planned and implemented an on-campus event which substantially contributed to the quality of student life; educated students socially, academically, or culturally; and/or positively impacted the campus community.

Nominated student organizations must be recognized by the Office of Student Life and in good standing to be accepted for this category.

Presidential Award for Outstanding Student Organization

This award honors a student organization that has demonstrated exemplary leadership through a wide array of programs, increased involvement in campus life, increased collaborations on campus and/or in the community.

Nominated student organizations must be recognized by the Office of Student Life and in good standing to be accepted for this category.

Marilyn Brady Award for Distinguished Service (Faculty or Staff Member)

This award honors and celebrates the life and legacy of CSUDH alumna and long-time staff member Marilyn Brady. The recipient of this award is a faculty or staff member who has shown exemplary dedication to students and has demonstrated an exceptional and sustained contribution of time and talent to help students beyond their respective campus roles.

This award is open to all faculty and staff employed by CSUDH.

Presidential Award for Advisor of the Year (Faculty or Staff Advisor)

This award honors a club or organization advisor who has demonstrated outstanding support and personal commitment to a student organization. The award highlights advisors who have helped grow an organization, expand opportunities, and provide extraordinary guidance.

Nominations for advisors of student organizations recognized by the Office of Student Life and in good standing will be accepted for this category.


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