Eligible candidates must submit an application by May 4, 2018. A complete application consists of a completed online application, Cornell transcript (unofficial Cornell electronic report/official), and two (2) 250-word essays. A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt. Please visit this link to access the application.
The selected candidate will receive a $500 award which he/she may use to transition into the business community, continue his/her academic study, or use at his/her discretion. The winner will be notified in May 2018 and acknowledged on the CBAA website and other social media.
The award will be granted based on the items listed below.
- The candidate’s extracurricular and community involvement during his/her time at Cornell with emphasis on demonstration of the following: (1) Leadership on campus or in community organizations; (2) Contribution to improving relationships among Cornell students, faculty, administrative staff and/or the greater Ithaca community; and (3) Commitment to uplifting people of African descent.
- Academic Achievement.
Please note: There is no specific GPA requirement, but academic achievement and/or improvement will be considered a part of your overall application.
- Quality of essay that describes the candidate’s relevant past activities.
- Quality of essay that describes the candidate’s future plans for contributing to CBAA, Cornell University, and the greater community.
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Outstanding Student Leadership Award Selection Committee
Chavez Carter, PhD ’14, CBAA Vice President of Student Relations, 2015-2018 will chair the committee that will consist of selected CBAA members.