The Chancellor’s Leadership Awards are given to graduating students who exemplify excellence and truly embody a commitment to leadership and involvement on campus and/or in the community.
The Champion of Diversity and Inclusion Awards are given to students who have committed their university experience by encouraging social justice, inclusion, and appreciation for the myriad of distinct and extraordinary perspectives within the Rutgers community.
The Research Excellence Award is given to students who demonstrate high-quality research which exhibits critical thinking, analysis, and creativity. The award recipients have demonstrated measurable evidence of academic enrichment outside of the classroom utilizing new methods of discovery and critical thinking skills.
The Competitive Excellence Award recognizes students who have achieved academic success and performed in competitive sport activities with dedication and exemplary character, leaving a positive and lasting impression on a community, team, or organization.
The Bridge Builder Award recognizes individuals or student organizations who have demonstrated collaborative initiatives across a variety of organizations and activities with inspiring leadership that brings together stakeholders from across the university to create positive and substantial impact of change.
The Paul Robeson Renaissance Award recipients have exemplified the principles to which Rutgers graduate Paul Robeson devoted his life: scholarship, humanitarianism, advocacy, athleticism, and artistry, while practicing the inclusive approach to diversity that the university holds as a core value.