Tower Awards Eligibility

  

These are the official criteria for receiving an OMED Tower Award.

PhD Award
  •  Must be a graduating PhD student (petitioned)
Master’s Award
  • Must be a graduating Master’s student (petitioned)
  • Must have a graduating GPA of 3.5 or greater
Graduating Senior Sustained Award
  •  Bronze 3.15-3.49, Silver 3.50-3.94, Gold 3.95+
  •  Must be a graduating senior (petitioned)
  •  Cumulative GPA of 3.15 or greater
Sustained Award
  •  Bronze 3.15-3.49, Silver 3.50-3.94, Gold 3.95+ 
  •  Must NOT be a graduating senior or first year student
  •  Cumulative GPA of 3.15 or greater
Yearly Award
  • For students without a cumulative GPA of 3.15 or higher
  • Must have matriculated in Spring 2018 or earlier
  •  Total Semester GPA hours of 2 of the previous 3 semesters (SPR/SUM/FALL 2017) must be greater than or equal to 24 hours
  •  Calculated (not averaged) GPA of the previous 3 semesters (SPR/SUM/FALL 2017) must be 3.15 or greater

*Co-op or Internship Program students who are registered with the Division of Professional Practice may be eligible for the Yearly Award

First Year Award
  •  Bronze 3.15-3.49, Silver 3.50-3.94, Gold 3.95+ 
  •  Freshman, Dual Degree, & Transfer students that matriculated in after Spring 2019
  • Total Semester GPA hours must be greater than or equal to 12 hours
Important Notes
  • Tower Award recipients are allowed 2 guests at $70 per person, due to space constraints
  •  Must be enrolled for Spring 2020 semester
  •  Must identify as African American, Hispanic, Native American, or Multi-Racial (with one of the aforementioned ethnic groups).
  •  Semester GPA hours do not include courses such as Pass/Fail, Withdrawn or Audited
  • ALL criteria must be met in order to be Tower Award eligible
  •  Grade changes must be verified by formal transcript before Spring break