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Mr. and Madame Governor

The Student Government Association (SGA) will honor one graduating male and one graduating female (in accordance with the rules and regulations of the University and SGA) for his and her outstanding service and achievement as an undergraduate student at Austin Peay State University.

Please click here to apply:  Mr and Madam Governor Awards

The Student Government Association (SGA) will honor one graduating male and one graduating female (in accordance with the rules and regulations of the University and SGA) for his and her outstanding service and achievement as an undergraduate student at Austin Peay State University.

Applications will be available in the Office of Student Affairs or online beginning February 27 until March 16, 2012.  All applications, typed responses, and a resume must be turned in/submitted to the Office of Student Affairs, UC 206, NO LATER THAN 4:30 PM ON FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2012.

Selection Criteria

Candidacy

All students must meet the following criteria to be considered eligible for Mr. or Madame Governor:

  • Eligible candidates must be a graduating senior in the Fall 2011, Spring 2012, or the Summer 2012 semester.
  • Eligible candidates must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Eligible candidates must be involved in extracurricular activities.  Involvement is defined as being in at least one APSU social or service organization and one APSU academic or honors organization.
  • Eligible candidates must have held at least one leadership or office position in a registered organization while a student at Austin Peay State University.

 

Selection

A committee comprised of one faculty member, one staff member, and three senators approved by the SGA Senate will review all eligible Mr. and Madame Governor applications for selection of the successful 2012 male and female candidates.

Format: (xxx) xxx-xxxx

You must scan and upload the following:  A. Resume - your resume minimally should highlight your extra-curricular involvement and any leadership position(s) held at APSU. (See the selection criteria)

B. Responses to the following:

1. Please describe the experience that has most impacted you while a student at Austin Peay.  Why?

2.  What has been your most significant contribution to Austin Peay State University? Why?

3. What uniquely qualifies you to be chosen as Mr. or Madame Governor?

4. Describe how you will contribute to Austin Peay State University after graduation.

Please scan and attach the following to this application (typed): A.) Resume - your resume minimally should highlight your extra-curricular involvement and any leadership position(s) held at APSU. (See the selection criteria), and B.) Responses to the questions listed above.
I authorize Austin Peay State University (Office of Student Affairs) to provide the APSU Student Government Association with verification of my eligibility for this award, including major/college membership, enrollment status, credits earned, grade point average, and disciplinary standing.