Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award has been established to recognize and reward any UNCG-affiliated student organization or residence hall that has demonstrated social responsibility in responding to domestic and/or global issues.

Making strides toward creating a more just and compassionate societyEligibility

Nomination is open to any qualified university-affiliated student organization or residence hall with an established CAP account set up for transferring or depositing the monetary award from OIE funds. Examples of suitable accounts are as follows:

  • A fundraising account through Campus Activities and Programs — NOT an account set up for funds allocated through SGA
  • An affiliation with a UNCG department or office that can accept the monetary award through Interdepartmental Invoice on behalf of and for the use of your group

Please direct questions about accounts to intercultural@uncg.edu.

Criteria

Groups to be considered for the Humanitarian Award must show examples of having a strong commitment to participating in or promoting activities that emphasize social responsibility in responding to domestic and/or global issues.

  • Exhibits concern on domestic and/or global issues affecting the lives of all members in the University community
  • Is active in the University and greater communities
  • Promotes and participates in community activities and programs addressing a need of a specific population

Examples include:

  • Planning a hunger banquet that raises awareness about the living conditions of homeless people in Greensboro and around the world
  • Providing mentoring and educational enrichment for “at risk” youth or youth with disabilities
  • Educating the university community on how to lobby the state and local government for societal needs
  • Launching a breast cancer awareness campaign
  • Organizing a domestic violence vigil

The Office of Intercultural Engagement is accepting nominations for the Humanitarian Award March 14, 2018 through April 9, 2018 by 5 pm. The Humanitarian Award has been established to recognize and reward any UNCG affiliated student organization or residence hall that has demonstrated social responsibility in responding to domestic and/or global issues. Groups to be considered for the Humanitarian Award must show examples of having a strong commitment to participating in or promoting activities that emphasize social responsibility in responding to domestic and/or global issues.The winning student organization or residence hall will receive $200 and an engraved plaque. The recipient will be announced at the Excellence Awards Banquet on Monday, April 23, 2018.

To nominate a group or organization, please click on this link 2018 Humanitarian Award Nomination Form to complete a nomination form.