Center for Student Involvement Organization Awards

The Center for Student Involvement Organization Awards honors student organizations and their leaders who have had a profound impact on campus and in the community. All awards listed below will receive a $200-$1000 prize. 

Building Career Pathways Award

Space and Satellite Systems Club
Space and Satellite Systems Club is the 2021 recipient of the Building Career Pathways Award.

The Building Career Pathways Award recognizes a registered student organization that successfully promotes professional growth and achieves organizational achieves organizational ambitions for successful transition into the workplace. The recipient of the Building Career Pathways Award receives $200.

Selection criteria and nominee requirements:

  • An organization’s overall contribution to encouraging career passions and using transferable skills is the primary criterion considered. Nominees should leverage strengths and skills of their members to their desired career goals. Must be a registered student organization.
  • Must be in good standing at the end of fall quarter.

EXperiential Learning (EXL) Award

Vietnamese Cancer Awareness Research and Education Society
Vietnamese Cancer Awareness Research and Education Society is the 2021 recipient of the EXperiential Learning (EXL) Award.

The EXperiential Learning (EXL) Award recognizes a registered student organization that demonstrates co-curricular learning through discovery and exploration of cross-disciplinary interests in traditional and virtual spaces. In addition, promotes extracurricular achievement and provides opportunities for students to explore new areas of interest and develops skills for future success. The recipient of the EXL Award receives $200.

Selection criteria and nominee requirements:

  • An organization’s overall contribution to developing a wider sense of understanding of new knowledge and leveraging curiosity outside the classroom. Nominees should demonstrate skills attained through experiential learning that blends RSO and academic environment.
  • Must be a registered student organization.
  • Must be in good standing at the end of fall quarter.

Trailblazing Innovators Award

Homemade at UC Davis
Homemade at UC Davis is the 2021 recipient of the Trailblazing Innovators Award.

The Trailblazing Innovators Award recognizes a registered student organization that demonstrates an influential societal, communal, or individual impact through their ingenuity of a product, resource, event, or service. The recipient of the Trailblazing Innovators Award receives $200.

Selection criteria and nominee requirements:

  • An organization’s overall contribution to society, community or its members. Nominees should use creativity or problem solving to generate original ideas or improve existing concepts.
  • Must be a registered student organization.
  • Must be in good standing at the end of fall quarter.