Prairie View A&M University Humanitarian Award

Nomination Deadline: April 1st

Purpose of the Award:    The PVAMU Humanitarian Award was created to recognize individuals whose lives reflect their dedication to PVAMU’s highest humanitarian principles.  The Award is for those whose lives clearly exemplify a “spirit of love and helpfulness to others.”

Goal:    To inspire faculty, staff, students, alumni, community members and friends of Prairie View A&M University to live a life dedicated to responding to the needs of others.



This category includes graduating senior students who are enrolled at Prairie View A&M University at the time of selection or graduate students in their final semester at Prairie View A&M University at the time of selection.

Non Student:
This category includes all non students. It may include staff, faculty or administrators in addition to local community members/friends or alumni.

About the Prairie View A&M University Humanitarian Award:

In recognition that service is one of the highest ideals to which one can aspire and consistent with the centuries old tradition of universities recognizing outstanding service, Prairie View A&M University established the Humanitarian Award in 2005.  The award honors individuals who are making outstanding contributions to the University, the state of Texas and the nation.  Recipients of the annual award will be PVAMU’s measure of excellence in character and service to humanity.

Presentation of Award:
Awardees will be announced and presented in full regalia during the
Prairie View A&M University Spring Commencement Exercises in May.

For more information, please  call (936) 261.2130

Humanitarian Award Nomination

Step 1 of 3

  • Letter of Nomination

  • Please attach a letter of nomination with this application, in which you describe and evaluate your candidate’s dedication to PVAMU’s highest humanitarian principles. Your nomination should clearly reflect how your nominee’s life exemplifies a “spirit of love and helpfulness to others.” Please give specific examples. In your nomination, indicate why this individual should be selected.
  • You may save the Microsoft Word document as a PDF file and attach the pdf file here.
  • Letters of Support

  • In addition to your letter of nomination, you may include up to three letters of support. These letters of support should come from someone whose lives have been touched by the nominee or someone who has witnessed their service to others. Each letter should be typed, double spaced and no more than two pages.
  • Drop files here or
    Up to three pdf files may be attached here.


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