It's Awards Season!

Self-nominations for the Fall 2023 President’s Award and Provost’s Award are now open!   

We welcome applications the Fall 2023 President’s Award and Provost’s Award! Winners will be featured speakers at the Commencement ceremony on Friday, December 15, 2023. 

All awards are initiated through self-nomination. Please consider applying for these awards if you meet the criteria listed below.    

In order to be eligible, you must have applied to graduate in Fall or Summer 2023. If you have any questions regarding your graduation plan or eligibility to graduate, please discuss those questions with your academic advisor.  

The nomination deadline for ALL materials, including letters of recommendation, is Friday, October 20, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. 


  • Undergraduate students who are graduating in the Summer or Fall 2023 semesters are eligible to apply  
  • Cumulative MSU Denver GPA must be 3.75 or higher  
  • Minimum of 30 academic credit hours must have been completed at MSU Denver, or be in progress 
  • Superior academic achievement, community service, University service (academic, departmental, and/or programmatic) and/or other honors/awards should be described in application materials  
  • Public speaking experience  

Self-Nomination Form – President’s/Provost’s Award

(Note: be sure to have recommendation letters submitted by MSU Denver staff and/or faculty to support your nomination. Please direct the individuals writing letters of recommendation on your behalf to submit their recommendation through the letter of recommendation link). 

Past Award Recipients