February 17, 2011

The Black Scholars Awards Program, to be held this year on April 3rd, is an annual event that recognizes Black undergraduate and graduate scholars who have achieved academic excellence at LSU. The 2010 program honored over 500 students with grade point averages ranging from 3.0 to 4.0. From this elite group, three students are selected to receive special awards that embody their unique individual qualities.  The special awards are as follows: 

Charles Harrington Graduate Student Award

Presented to an outstanding graduate student who has made contributions to his/her field or to LSU.

Huel D. Perkins Leadership Award

Presented to an undergraduate student with outstanding contributions

to the campus and the local community. 

A.P. Tureaud Milestone Award

Presented to a student with any significant first-time achievement. 

The Black Faculty Staff Caucus is soliciting applications for these three awards and invites applicants to complete an application.

The deadline for submission is Monday, March 7, 2011 at 4pm. Completed applications (application form, resume and letter of recommendation) and any supporting documentation (additional letters of reference, publications, etc. should be forwarded to: 

Dr. Marco Barker, Office of Academic Affairs, 135 Thomas Boyd Hall, Mbarke1@lsu.edu

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