The Norbertine Leadership and Service Awards recognize selfless devotion to improving St. Norbert College and the greater community; to going above and beyond in appreciating human differences; to establishing connections between students, faculty, and staff; and living the college mission.

Awards of Distinction

The Awards of Distinction require an application that includes a list of involvements and accomplishments plus two short-answer questions. The Ashmore and Harvey Memorial Scholarship, Golden Family Endowed Scholarship, and Rath Distinguished Merit Scholarship each require an additional essay.

Please note, not all awards are offered yearly and the actual dollar amount may vary from year to year depending on endowment income. The amounts listed below reflect what was awarded last year.

To apply for an Award of Distinction, please complete the application form. You will be considered for all awards you are eligible for based on the criteria listed below.

Award Name Class GPA Award Type Criteria
Ashmore and Harvey Memorial Scholarship Sophomore/ Junior 3.5

Scholarship
$7,000 

Participation in co-curricular activities, student government or community affairs
Ethel D. Augustine Memorial Fund Award Senior 2.5 Cash Award
$800 
Active service, leadership and volunteerism within the span of the global community such as organizing student volunteer projects, providing for basic human needs, new outreach and leadership projects, etc.
Tricia Gaughan Memorial Scholarship Sophomore/ Junior 3.0 Scholarship
$2,500 
Awarded to a female student from the greater Chicago area or northern Illinois 
Preference is given to students with financial need and demonstrated volunteer service
Father Gene Gries Endowed Student Life Scholarship Sophomore/ 
Junior
2.5 Scholarship
2 - $1,500 each
Student who contributes as a leader to the quality of student life on campus and excels academically
Donald and Judy Henrickson Family Outreach Award Senior 2.5 Cash Award
$200 
Active service, leadership and volunteerism within the span of the global community such as organizing student volunteer projects, providing for basic human needs, new outreach and leadership projects, etc. 
Open and ecumenical attitude toward all spiritual traditions
Golden Family Endowed Scholarship First-year student 2.5 Scholarship
$1,000 
Participation, service and leadership in high school, college, and in the community
Serves others through innovative practices in business, education, health care or science
Leadership in Action Junior 2.75 Scholarship
$1,250 
Student who has helped create positive change at SNC and has demonstrated leadership within a campus organization, internship, work or community service
Harry Maier Community Service Scholarship Sophomore/ Junior 2.5 Scholarship
$1,500 
Outstanding service off campus in the Green Bay metropolitan community (such as United Way, Salvation Army or other service organizations)
Mel Nicks Award Sophomore/ Junior 2.5 Cash Award
2 - $300 each 
Active service, leadership and volunteerism within the college and/or span of the global community such as organizing student sports or other activities, fundraising for college programs, providing for basic human needs, new outreach and leadership projects, etc.
Richard C. Rankin Senior 2.5 Certificate A senior who made significant or unique contributions to enhance student life on campus
Rath Distinguished Merit Scholarship Sophomore/ Junior 3.2 Scholarship
2 - $10,000 each 
Students who demonstrate a high achievement of academics, leadership and community service
Preference is given to students with financial need and demonstrated campus and community leadership
Sally Thompson Endowed Scholarship Freshman/
Sophomore/ Junior
2.5 Scholarship
$2,500 
Students who demonstrate strong interests and experience in community service
Voss Leadership Award Junior/
Senior
3.0 Cash Award
$1,000 
Extraordinary community service mirroring deep commitment to social justice that involves sustainable change
Leadership of programs that inspire and challenge one's peers