21st Century Leader Award Recipients on Stage at Commencement Ceremony

The 21st Century Leaders Award recognizes the strong academic record and exemplary achievement of undergraduate students who further distinguished their intellectual accomplishments, and enhanced the reputation of the University by contributing to the campus community through their leadership skills, academic achievements, community service, and artistic or athletic accomplishments.

Photo of undergraduate student speaker at Commencement

All undergraduate seniors are invited to submit a speech proposal for consideration as the UMass Amherst Undergraduate Student Commencement Speaker for the Class of 2024. 

Photo of graduate student speaker at podium at Commencement

All master's and doctoral students are invited to submit a speech proposal for consideration as the UMass Amherst Graduate Student Speaker for the Class of 2024.