2021 Student of the Year Eligibility and Nomination Guidelines

National Student Employment Week: April 12-16, 2021

Eligible Students:
Undergraduate hourly students currently employed on campus for a minimum of 6 months between June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021 (anticipated).  

Selection Criteria:
Students will be evaluated on the following qualities:

  1. Reliability
  2. Quality of Work
  3. Initiative
  4. Professionalism
  5. Uniqueness of Contribution

Number of Selections:
It is possible to have more than one nominee from the same employing unit. Please note: only one nomination letter will be considered for each nominee.

Submitting a Nomination:
Please submit the following information by Friday, February 26, 2021.

Nominations should be submitted via email to Hannah Driscoll at hannahd@illinois.edu. Emailed nominations must come from the nominator’s University email address.

Announcement of Winners:
The winners will be announced during National Student Employment Week. More information regarding the announcement will be emailed to all nominees and nominators in March.

For Additional Information or Questions:
Hannah Driscoll
Office of Student Financial Aid
Student Services Arcade Building
620 East John St., MC-303
Champaign, IL 61820

Email: hannahd@illinois.edu
Phone: (217) 300-7584

2021 Tutor of the Year Eligibility and Nomination Guidelines

 Eligible Students:
Undergraduate hourly students currently employed on campus in a tutoring job. Students must have worked for a minimum of 6 months between June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021 (anticipated). 

Selection Criteria:
Tutors will be evaluated on the following qualities:

  1. Reliability
  2. Quality of Work
  3. Initiative
  4. Professionalism
  5. Uniqueness of Contribution

Number of Selections:
It is possible to have more than one nominee from the same employing unit. Please note: only one nomination letter will be considered for each nominee.

Submitting a Nomination:
Please submit the following information by Friday, February 26, 2021.

  1. Nomination Form
  2. Nomination Letter

Nominations should be submitted via email to Hannah Driscoll at hannahd@illinois.edu. Emailed nominations must come from the nominator’s University email address.

Announcement of Winners:
The winners will be announced during National Student Employment Week (April 12-16, 2021). More information regarding the announcement will be emailed to all nominees and nominators in March.

For Additional Information or Questions:
Hannah Driscoll
Office of Student Financial Aid
Student Services Arcade Building
620 East John St., MC-303
Champaign, IL 61820

Email: hannahd@illinois.edu
Phone: (217) 300-7584

For more history of previous winners, please see our Student Employment Recognition Event Winners page.