The Social Justice Award Nomination

    Purpose: The Social Justice Award is designed to recognize and honor distinctive achievements by a graduate student in the Notre Dame community who has tackled complex issues in our society through his or her research, scholarship, teaching, and service.  The particular focus should be on the long-term impact of the work as a force for good in the world.

    Criteria: Nominees may be graduate students in the colleges of arts and letters, engineering, or science; the Mendoza College of Business; the Keough School; the Law School; or the School of Architecture.
    Nominee's Information
    The nomination statement should provide context for the intellectual merits and broader impacts of the student's work that articulates why it is deserving of this award. 
    Note: One letter is required. A second letter is optional.

    Statement from nominee: No more than two pages in length; the nominee should discuss the significance of her/his work and the impact it has and will have, including a discussion of both intellectual merits and broader impacts. The statement should not replicate the CV; rather, it should interpret it by contextualizing specific aspects of work in a larger framework. This may be accompanied by supplemental materials as necessary to make the case.