February 20, 2018

Nominations sought for Jischke Outstanding International Student of the Year

Faculty and staff are invited to nominate a graduating senior for the Martin C. Jischke Outstanding International Student of the Year Award.

The Martin C. Jischke Outstanding International Student of the Year Award is presented each spring to honor a graduating Purdue undergraduate international student who has helped the University welcome and connect people of all cultures. 

Faculty and staff are invited to nominate students who best fulfill the following requirements:

* Graduating senior who has attained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.  A “graduating senior” is an undergraduate international student graduating in December 2017, May 2018 or August 2018.

* Commitment to scholarship (academic achievement/recognition in other areas such as research, publications, presentations, etc.).

* Commitment to leadership (demonstrated at Purdue through departmental/student organization affiliation or employment).

* Commitment to service (welcomes and connects people of all cultures, both on campus and in our community).

* Outstanding character.

All nominations must be submitted electronically on the 2018 Martin C. Jischke Award nomination form. Three letters of support will be accepted with each nomination. Nominations are due by noon March 19.

A committee of student peers and representatives from across campus will select the award recipient. The recipient will receive a monetary award from the Jischke Endowment and be honored at the Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment and Research Awards Reception on April 4.

For more information, contact Beth Tucker, CILMAR intercultural programs specialist, at btucker1@purdue.edu.

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