Mom's Association Humanitarian Service Awards
About This Award
Founded in 1923, the Mom's Association has over 5,000 members. The Mom's Association works to promote a stronger relationship between the University and the citizens of Illinois, and is one of the nation’s longest-serving parent organizations. The Mom's Association supports programs, services, and activities that promote the health, safety, and well-being of the University community and serves as the parent liaison to the campus.
Two awards are presented: one to an undergraduate and one to a graduate/professional student. A successful nominee has performed outstanding and innovative service within the local community.
Each award includes a monetary award and a grant to an organization of the recipient's choice.
Essay Questions for Nominator(s)
1. What specific need has the nominee addressed in the community?
2. What innovative approach has the nominee used to address this need in the community?
3. Which community service organization should receive a monetary award of $250, and how should it be used?
2013 Award Recipients