End Of Year Awards & Opportunities

Earl Warren College, in partnership with a number of UC San Diego departments and organizations, presents several awards to students who show dedication to their studies and a commitment to the activities and mission of Warren College. Students are encouraged to apply for or nominate others for the following awards and opportunities for 2017:

Apply to be the Warren College Commencement Student Speaker

Apply to be the Warren College Commencement Student Speaker - Deadline April 10, 2017

Each year, Warren College selects a student speaker for the Commencement ceremony. Interested Warren College students are invited to apply and audition for the role of student speaker. To apply, submit a written copy of your speech via e-mail to Warren College Student Affairs at warrendean@ucsd.edu. Remarks should be limited to 5‐7 minutes in length. A panel of faculty, staff, and students will select the student speaker. Students must be participating in the Commencement ceremony for the current year and in good academic standing to be considered.

Submissions must include:

  • Student's full name
  • Phone number
  • PID 

Students will be invited to audition with their speech before a student speaker is selected.  

Awards for Graduating Seniors

The Steven Adler Award for Public Service  - Deadline April 21, 2017

The Steven Adler Award for Public Service will be awarded to the graduating Warren College student who has demonstrated significant participation in public service. The student selected for this award will sit on stage at the Warren College Commencement ceremony.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an Earl Warren College Student
  • Graduating Senior
  • Demonstrate distinction in public service during undergraduate career and specific plans to pursue employment or graduate studies in public service upon graduation

Application:

  • Complete online application form
  • Provide a minimum of one letter of support detailing public service (up to two letters accepted)

Outstanding Senior AwardDeadline April 21, 2017

Each year the UCSD Alumni Association presents this award to an outstanding senior from each of the University's undergraduate colleges.  The student selected for this award will sit on stage at the Warren College Commencement program and will be invited to a reception hosted by UC San Diego Alumni.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an Earl Warren College Student
  • Graduating Senior
  • Combination of academic distinction, campus leadership, and significant contributions in service to the University and community

Awards for Continuing Students

Oceanids Service & Leadership Award - Deadline April 21, 2017

This award is presented annually by the Oceanids, one of the longest running social and service organizations at UCSD. The Oceanids Service and Leadership Award recognizes outstanding service to the UCSD campus community, on either the college or campus-wide level.  One student is selected to receive this award annually.  This award will be presented at the Warren College Student Leadership Celebration in mid-May.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an Earl Warren College Student
  • Junior standing (90 credits completed)
  • Demonstrated service to the campus through significant participation in student governance, student organizations, work on campus advisory boards, etc. 

Claire L. Palmer Distinguished Excellence in Service Award  - Deadline April 21, 2017

The Office of Residential Life at Warren College will recognize two remarkable students who have earned recognition in the Warren Residential Life community for their outstanding service and contributions and for enhancing the student experience at UC San Diego - one award will be given to an outstanding resident living in the Warren Residential Life community and one to an outstanding student leader within the Warren Residential Life Community that has enhanced the quality of life of our residential population.

The Claire L. Palmer Distinguished Excellence in Service Award recognizes students who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to the overall growth and development of the residential community at Warren; who consistently strive for excellence in their support of students; and who have a commitment to the improvement of the quality of student life at Warren Residential Life Complex and beyond. This tradition at Warren College honors the legacy of longtime Director of Residence Life Claire L. Palmer and her unselfish advocacy and devotion to the community spirit at Warren College.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an an undergraduate student at UC San Diego
  • Must reside in the Warren Residential Life Complex for the academic year in which they are nominated
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 as of Winter Quarter
  • Show service and/or contribution to residents within the Warren Residential Life complex (within the academic year in which they are nominated)


Former nominees and/or recipients may reapply or be nominated each academic as long as their service meets the above qualifications.  For more information about this award, contact the Warren Residential Life Office.


Ben Sumner Memorial Scholarship - Deadline April 7, 2017

Warren College Student Council (WCSC) presents this scholarship annually to one Warren College student for service to Warren College and the outside community.  

Ben Sumner was a respected and loved member of the Warren Community before his untimely passing in March 2006. During his tenure in Warren College, Ben served his fellow students admirably as the Freshman Senator and then as the Website Coordinator for Warren College Student Council. He also served as the Chief of Staff to the Associated Students Vice President of Academic Affairs. Along with his commitment to leadership, Ben maintained an extremely high GPA with a double major in Computer Science and Philosophy. His drive for excellence in both leadership and academics are embodied in this scholarship that bears his name and memory.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an Earl Warren College Student
  • Junior standing (90 units completed)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.6 as of Winter Quarter
  • Show service to Warren and/or outside communities, as expressed in a personal essay and resume

For more information about this scholarship, contact the WCSC Scholarship Committee Chair


WCSC Leadership Scholarship Deadline April 7, 2017

The WCSC Leadership Scholarship was established to provide students with monetary aid in their collegiate efforts. This scholarship is given on a yearly basis and is awarded to one student based on excellence in academics, co-curricular activities, and service to the Warren and/or outside communities. 

Qualifications:

  • Must be an Earl Warren College Student
  • Junior standing (90 units completed)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 as of Winter Quarter
  •  Show service to Warren and/or outside communities, as expressed in a personal essay and resume

For more information about this scholarship, contact the WCSC Scholarship Committee Chair

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