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Stanford Alumni Association student awards

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.

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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Nominate a student

Know a graduating senior or graduate student who should be considered for an award? Starting in spring 2021, we will be accepting nominations for the 2020–2021 SAA student awards.