Student Life Catalyst Awards 2021

The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Student Life Catalyst Awards, sponsored by the Department’s faculty and staff. These awards seek to recognize deserving undergraduate and graduate students who are convocating this year for their significant contributions to the student life experience at the Department. Such contributions include undertaking formal leadership positions, initiating new programs or activities, providing significant support to existing activities and/or providing a positive example to which current and future students should aspire.

To be considered, the nominees must:

  • be eligible to graduate at spring convocation (spring or fall for graduate students)
  • provide a 300-word personal statement on studentlife contributions made
  • provide a 100-word biographical citation to be used during award announcements
  • provide a headshot to be used in the announcement of these awards, if successful

The deadline to submit nominations is Monday, May 10 for both undergraduate and graduate students. Questions and applications may be submitted to Branden Wesseling at