Awards

Award nominations are reviewed and recipients are selected by the Alumnae Alliance Council and the President’s Council of the College.

Distinguished Alumna Award

The Distinguished Alumna Award was created to honor alumnae who have brought distinction to themselves and to Sweet Briar College through outstanding accomplishment in a volunteer or professional capacity.

Nominations are invited from any member of the Sweet Briar family: alumnae, faculty, staff, students and the Sweet Briar College Board of Directors. Nominate online or through the alumnae relations and development office.

Outstanding Alumna Award

This award may be given to graduate alumnae who have been out of college for at least 15 years in recognition of their outstanding service to Sweet Briar in a volunteer capacity.

Nominations are invited from any member of the Sweet Briar family: alumnae, faculty, staff, students and the Sweet Briar College Board of Directors. Nominate online or through the alumnae relations and development office.

Legacy Scholar Award

The Legacy Scholar Award (formerly known as the Alumna Daughter Scholar Award) honors an alumna daughter, niece, sister, cousin or granddaughter in either the junior or senior class who has demonstrated, while at Sweet Briar, the traditions of sound learning and social responsibility which have characterized the alumnae of the College since its founding. The student chosen will be named the Legacy Scholar.

The Alumnae Alliance Council and the President’s Council review the eligible candidates based on their participation and roles in the life of the Sweet Briar community. Nominate online or through the alumnae relations and development office.