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USA Today All-USA College Academic Team Award


USA Today Deadline: Varies

Eligibility: Any full time (12 hours), undergraduate with junior or senior standing at a four-year institution in the U.S. or its territories is eligible

Description: The USA Today All-USA College Academic Team is an annual competition sponsored by the newspaper USA Today. Each year they solicit nominations from faculty and staff across the country, seeking students that are innovators and future leaders. The contest seeks not only academic excellence, but an outstanding original project or creation. Many past winners have been the founders, developers, or creators of a new idea, group, or concept. We suggest that you visit the website to read profiles of this year's winners.

Recent UIC winners: 2008 -- Farah Shareef (1st Team), Ying (Amy) Ye (3rd Team); 2007 -- Liat Shetret (Honorable Mention); 2006 -- Neelima Vidula (3rd Team); 2003 -- Michelle Gentile, Rena Patel (1st Team), Catherine Kuo (3rd Team); 2001 -- Haley Naik

Send applications to: see website above; however, OSSP will assist students with the nomination and/or application process

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