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Stanford Alumni Association student awards

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During spring each year, the Stanford Alumni Association recognizes outstanding graduating seniors and graduate students who have demonstrated a sincere commitment to the university through involvement, leadership and extraordinary Stanford spirit. Nominations for students graduating in 2023 will open in winter quarter.

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Undergraduate Student Awards

The J.E. Wallace Sterling Award, the Outstanding Achievement Award and the Award of Excellence honors undergraduate students with an extraordinary commitment to the university, their peers and the broader Stanford community. 

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Graduate Student Awards

The Community Impact Award recognizes outstanding current grad students who have fostered a sense of belonging and inspired enthusiasm among fellow grad students.

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