Graduating Senior Awards

The application period for these awards ended on Friday, February 9, 2024

You must have GPA of 3.5 or greater in your upper-division UC Davis coursework to apply for any of the following awards. You must have graduated in September 2023 or December 2023, or will be graduating in March 2024 or June 2024. Students graduating in the Summer Quarter 2024 must apply the following year (2024-25). The deadline to apply for all awards is Friday, February 9, 2024. The deadline for recommendations is Friday, February 23, 2024.

Important Dates

Applications open: December 18, 2023
Application deadline: February 9, 2024
Deadline for letters of recommendation: February 23, 2024
Award decisions and notifications will be completed by May 1, 2024

CBS Distinguished Scholar Award

This award is also known as the Outstanding Performance Citation and noted on your final transcript. Given to several graduating seniors who have conducted substantial research before graduation and maintained an upper division GPA of at least 3.5.

Selections for Outstanding Senior Awards, Undergraduate Student of the Year, the College Medal, and the University Medal will be selected from the applicant pool for all of the above awards.