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Awards

The Student Development Office is seeking nominations from the Hope College community for the Vanderbush-Weller Award, the Community Service Award, the Southland Award and the Peter Bol Award.

Vanderbush-Weller Award

This award provides an opportunity for the college to recognize and support the efforts of faculty, staff and administrators who make extraordinary contributions to the lives of students above and beyond what is expected in their regular assignments. Award recipient to be honored during the Board of Trustee luncheon in May. Faculty, staff and students are invited to nominate individuals.
Nominations due by February 26, 2021

Vanderbush-Weller Award Nomination Form 

Community Service Award

This award is presented to a student whose record reflects strong evidence of volunteer service within the Hope College or Holland community within the past year. The award recipient will be recognized during Honors Convocation in April. Faculty and staff are invited to nominate students.
Nominations due by February 26, 2021

Community Service Award Nomination Form 

Southland Award

The Southland Award is a gold medal given to the senior who, based on nominations received from the faculty and determined by the Dean of Students, has maintained the highest standard of all-around scholarship in several fields, character and citizenship during the four years of their college career. The award recipient will be recognized during Honors Convocation in April. Faculty only are invited to nominate students.
Nominations due by February 26, 2021

Southland Award Nomination Form 

Peter Bol Award

The Peter Bol Award is given to a upperclass student who, in the estimation of the Personnel Deans and Counseling staff, has made an outstanding contribution in counseling and helping underclass students, and who gives promise of a career of service to youth. The award recipient will be recognized during Honors Convocation in April.  Faculty and staff are invited to nominate students.
Nominations due by February 26, 2021

Peter Bol Award Nomination