Henry Albert Senior Public Service Award

The Henry Albert Senior Public Service Award is awarded through a University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Endowment on behalf of Henry Albert and his wife, Edith. This prize is awarded annually at the Honor the Best Awards Ceremony to a graduating senior who has brought distinction to the University through significant community involvement and public service.

Civic engagement is defined as “working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivations to make that difference. It means promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and nonā€political processes.” (Ehrlich 2000).

Applications are now closed.

Award criteria

This award is based on the following selection criteria of undergraduate students:

  • Graduating Senior. Degree awarded in December 2021 or in May 2022. If you did not graduate in December and/or have not applied for graduation in May, your application will not be considered.
  • Scholarship. Cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher as of the end of Fall 2021.
  • Character. Student must be in good standing with the university.
  • Service. Service completed during collegiate career in benefit of universities or communities or both.

Award submission requirements

For consideration, students must submit an essay, a resume, two letters of recommendation and GivePulse transcripts (if available). There will be no exceptions for late submissions and applications that do not meet all of the criteria listed above will not be considered.