Nominations Open for NOVA Student Excellence Awards

NOVA has two outstanding opportunities to recognize exceptional students during the 2016-2017 academic year. The “Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges” publication and the NOVA SEAL Award Honor. The “Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges” is a national publication that recognizes students from across the United States for academic excellence. NOVA’s SEAL Award recognizes our students that best exemplify service, engagement, academics and leadership. The students selected for the NOVA SEAL Award will be recognized on Thursday, April 6, 2017.

Seal Award Criteria: Students, faculty or staff may nominate students that best display these attributes.

  • Service: Community service, volunteer efforts on or off campus
  • Engagement: Participation in a community organization, active in a campus club or organization, campus enhancement, student life*
  • Academics: Cumulative GPA of 2.75 GPA or better
  • Leadership: Leadership in a student club, student government, campus committee or community leadership position

Application Details:
*There is only one common application form for both the “Who’s Who” and NOVA SEAL Award. NOVA students must have earned 30 or more credits by the conclusion of the fall 2016 semester to be eligible for either award.

To make a nomination faculty, staff or students need to:
Go online to nominate a student today.

Application Deadline:
Thursday, December 1 at 5:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact your campus Student Life Office or College-wide Student Life Coordinator Brian Anweiler at

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