The deadline for 21st Century Leaders Award nominations has been extended to January 26, 2018

Monday, December 18, 2017

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.

Nominees, who must be graduating seniors in 2018, will be characterized by their determination to fulfill their academic potential and achieve personal goals. They will be recognized for high academic performance and for the prestige and honor they bring to the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Additional information and nomination forms are available online at Commencement 2018 | UMass Amherst. If you have any questions, please call the Office of External Relations and University Events at 413-577-1101 or email