These awards are intended for current Collinsites who plan to return to Collins next year. There are four $1,000 awards and they are renewable as long as you are at Collins (so not all four are awarded to new recipients every year).
This $300 award is intended to encourage incoming freshmen to Collins to engage in the community in multiple ways, by joining various existing student groups, by developing new initiatives, by the completion of a thoughtful Q project that builds community at Collins, and/or by taking on a position of student leadership.
Ernest and Eva Bernhardt-Kabisch Award (academic excellence)
This $300 award is for a current Collinsite who combines academic excellence with involvement in the Collins Community. Although not a GPA contest, the awards committee will look at the applicant’s/nominee’s transcript.
Patricia Templeton Patrick Award (diversity)
This $300 award is for a current Collinsite who has made a significant contribution to advancing diversity at Collins, IU, or the Bloomington community.
Elissa Bradley Award (Collins spirit)
This award, up to $1,000, is for a current Collinsite who has been especially active in promoting the mission of the Center as expressed in its core values: academics, community, diversity, sustainable living, and student empowerment.
Transfer Student Award
This $1,000 award is for an incoming Collinsite transferring to IU from another institute of higher learning. Application and recruitment is handled by the College of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs.
This $300 award is for a current Collinsite who has made a significant service contribution to the Bloomington community.