Recognition and Awards

The Office of Intercultural Engagement sponsors several Recognitions and Awards.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Award
    This annual award affords the opportunity to honor a UNCG student whose actions and values exemplify the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The nomination form is to be completed and submitted electronically.
  • Humanitarian Award
    This award was established to recognize and reward student organizations or student groups who have provided outstanding leadership in the area of humanitarian issues.
  • Pamela Wilson
  • This scholarship is funded in Pam’s memory by many of her colleagues and friends both here at UNCG and beyond. Pam Wilson was Director of Multicultural Affairs at UNCG until her untimely death in March 2002. She was a beloved member of the UNCG community for twelve years and a friend, mentor and role model for countless students. She had a special commitment to mentoring as a method to help people adjust, thrive and succeed. It is mentoring that serves as a primary criterion for the awarding of this scholarship.Amount of Scholarship: The scholarship this year is a $750 award.Eligibility Guidelines: A rising sophomore, junior, or senior; A student who has distinguished him/herself as a mentor to fellow students and/or members of the greater community; A student who has demonstrated consistent interest and involvement in community based service and leadership, with particular focus on advocacy for social justice; A student who has distinguished him/herself by addressing multicultural issues and the advancement of cultural understanding among peers and others; Must be a full time student of UNCG at the time of the award and in good academic and social standing.Application Requirements: Cover letter including a personal philosophy statement on mentoring; A resume with UNCG Student ID number; Two letters of recommendation. Submit application to Gus Peña via email at For additional information contact Gus Peña at 334-5090 or .Application Deadline: The 2016 application deadline is Tuesday, March 15 at 5 pm.- See more at: