The Pennsylvania State University
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
GEMS DIAMOND AWARD Nomination Form
Printable form for GEMS Diamond Award nomination form
A lifetime membership in the Penn State Alumni Association will be awarded to the graduating student who is found to have had the most well-rounded engagement and achievement in both the university and community environment during their time as a College of Earth and Mineral Sciences student.
Name of Student (first, middle, last)
Penn State Email
Expected Graduation Semester and Year
PURPOSE – The purpose of this award shall be to honor and recognize outstanding all-around achievement by a student graduating from The Pennsylvania State University’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences in the current academic year.
NOMINATION PROCEDURE – Nominations will be accepted from students, staff, faculty, or alumni. Nominations must be submitted through the nominee’s department. Final nominations should be submitted by the representative department head to the Director of Alumni Relations, 116 Deike Bldg.
SELECTION PROCEDURE – Recipients of this award shall be selected by the Board Members of the Graduates of Earth and Mineral Sciences (GEMS) Alumni Constituent Society. Award recipients must be enrolled at Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Incomplete applications, those not meeting the guidelines above or late submissions WILL NOT be considered. Candidates should be held in high regards by their peers for their exemplary enthusiasm and dedication in university, community, and personal aspects of their life.
Additional pages can be attached if necessary
University Organization – Years – Office(s) Held
Community Organizations - Years Office(s) – Held
Other Accomplishments – Years
In addition, please write and SIGN a supporting statement concerning the nominee’s informal or personal contributions of time, energy, initiative, character and/or other noteworthy items for consideration by the committee.
Completed applications are due January 15
Alumni Relations, 116 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802