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JACK MANGHAM EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AWARD


GACE members are invited to nominate students who exemplify the characteristics of experiential learning: excellent work habits, academic performance, and good citizenship. Two Jack Mangham Experiential Learning Award recipients will receive a $500 monetary award. Nominations may be made under one of the following categories: employer-nominated or college-nominated.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Undergraduate or graduate student at an institution of higher learning in Georgia.
  • Participation in experiential learning such as co-op, internship, student teaching, or volunteerism during the previous academic year (spring, summer, and fall semesters).
  • Exemplary performance in academic work and community settings.
  • Applicant has not previously received the award.

AWARD CRITERIA
The selection committee will rate students on the following criteria:

  • Nomination Form 20% Completed nomination form from GACE member
  • Academic Record 20% Academic transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Work Ethic 20% Recommendation letter for student from a supervisor
    or faculty member (1 per student)
  • Student Essay 20% Essay from the student detailing the experience and
    how it helped her/his career development
  • Involvement 20% Résumé highlighting the student’s experience plus any
    other community/campus involvement

NOMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
The nominating GACE member is responsible for collecting and submitting:

  • Transcript
  • Recommendation
  • Student Essay
  • Resume
  • Nomination Form

RECOGNITION
The winner will be recognized annually at the Awards Reception at the GACE Annual Conference.


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PAST RECIPIENTS!

2020-21 Recipient
Diondra Burgess, Georgia Gwinnett College

2019-20 Recipients
Andrew Petraglia, University of Georgia
Alicia Olson, Clayton State University

2018-19 Recipients
Chris Avery, Georgia Southwestern State University
Minfei Ahao, Wesleyan College

2017-18 Recipients
Nicholas Mathis, Clayton State University
Thu Nguyen, Wesleyan College

2016-17 Recipient
Xin Catherine Tang, Wesleyan College

2015-16 Recipients
Sydney Britt, Agnes Scott College
McKenzie Fisher, Georgia College



APPLICATIONS OPEN
Thursday, February 3, 2022

SUBMISSION DEADLINE
Friday, March 25, 2022

Nomination Form Link


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