Senior Awards

The following awards are open to all seniors in the College of Arts and Sciences:

Charles W. Burr Book Prize

A prize of $750 is awarded annually to an undergraduate in the College for the most interesting and intelligently selected collection of books purchased during the past academic year and reflecting general scholastic enthusiasm and interest. Any type of book, except books required for class, may be included, but there must be a definite objective in the collection that has been consistently pursued in the acquisition. The books required for outside reading in the field of the student's major subject may be included as part of the collection. Applicants should submit a list of books with a brief reason for the inclusion of each volume by Friday, March 3, 2017 to Betel Trephan, The College, 120 Cohen Hall, 249 South 36th Street or email to: btrephan@sas.upenn.edu.

Abraham D. Cohn Prize

A prize of $750 is awarded annually to an outstanding student in the College. The award is based on a combination of academic performance, personal integrity, motivation, and service and contribution to the College community reflecting the highest standards of overall achievement. Students applying for this prize will also be considered for the College Alumni Society 250th Commemoration Award. Applicants should submit a resume and a separate essay describing their most outstanding contribution by Friday, March 3, 2017 to Betel Trephan, The College, 120 Cohen Hall, 249 South 36th Street or email to: btrephan@sas.upenn.edu.

College Alumni Society 250th Commemoration Award

The College Alumni Society 250th Commemoration Award will be awarded annually in the amount of $750 “to a student who creates harmony within the University and its communities.” Students applying for this prize will also be considered for the Abraham D. Cohn Prize. Applicants should submit a resume and a separate essay describing their most outstanding contribution by Friday, March 3, 2017 to Betel Trephan, The College, 120 Cohen Hall, 249 South 36th Street or email to: btrephan@sas.upenn.edu.

For further information, please contact Betel Trephan, The College, 120 Cohen Hall, 249 South 36th Street or email to: btrephan@sas.upenn.edu.

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