These awards honor Botho University students, student clubs and alumni who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and service contributions to the University and community. The inaugural awards were hosted in 2019 to recognize students and alumni who excelled in 2018. We continue with the tradition in order to foster recognition and excellence in our undertakings.
The Students Awards are hosted by the Students & Alumni Affairs Department, recognizing the following categories:
The Outstanding Student Leader of the Year
This is awarded to a student who has demonstrated leadership qualities, the initiative to challenge the status quo, and has inspired the growth and development of the establishment by belonging to at least one student’s club and holding a leadership position. The student must also have attained a Cum GPA of not less than 3.
Outstanding Student Innovator of the Year
This is awarded to a student who is an established or an up-and-coming entrepreneur with an innovative and recognized project.
Most Effective BU-SRC Member of the Year
This is awarded to a student who belongs to the SRC, has inspired the growth and development of others, made themselves available to other students and management, demonstrated initiative by seeking ways to challenge the present and enriched the future the student community at large in a civil manner.
Outstanding International Student of the Year
This is awarded to an international student who has been exceptionally active and interactive with the management and student community at large.
Outstanding Student with Special Needs
This is awarded to a student with special needs who has demonstrated exceptional eagerness to learn and inspire others despite their challenges.
Club with Outstanding Commitment to Service
This is awarded to a student club that has: demonstrated outstanding service at the university and community; promoted public good and not for financial gain; demonstrated innovation, creativity, or a new kind of engagement through a service initiative; and created valuable learning experiences for students. This award recognizes student organizations only.
Club with Outstanding Event of The Year
This is awarded to a student club that has conceived, planned, and implemented an outstanding event for the BU community or public that has fulfilled the mission of the club. All types of events i.e. social, cultural, recreational, educational, etc. are eligible.
Outstanding Student Club Adviser of the Year
This is awarded to an adviser of a student organization who has had a positive impact on a student club and the university community, demonstrates strong advisory skills, is readily available to students, and takes great strides to help the organization’s leaders. The nominee must be an official student organization adviser.
Outstanding Alumni of the Year
This is awarded to a graduate who has inspired the growth and development of others, made themselves available to other graduates and has shown proactiveness, and interest in engaging with other students and the management.
Most Innovative Alumni of the Year
This is awarded to a graduate who is an established or an up-and-coming entrepreneur with an innovative and recognized project.
Sports Category Awards
This award recognizes the sportsman, sportswoman, coach, and team of the year based on their performance. This is done with the help of the Sports Coordinator.
We also recognize the media and stakeholders that have been very instrumental over the past year.