Vice Dean’s Awards

The Wharton Undergraduate Division seeks to recognize six of its outstanding graduating seniors through the Vice Dean’s Awards, which recognize excellence in leadership and service reflecting the Wharton Undergraduate Student Community Values below. Students graduating in August 2022, December 2022, or May 2023, are encouraged to apply for one of these awards. Two students will  be recognized in each category.

Community: This award will be presented to students who have demonstrated leadership in fostering collaboration and mentorship in the Wharton undergraduate community.

Diversity & Inclusion: This award will be presented to students who have demonstrated leadership in building a sense of belonging and inclusion in classrooms, clubs, and/or social life regardless of race, class, nationality, gender, sexuality, ability, religion, or political affiliation.

Positive Impact: This award will be presented to students who have demonstrated leadership in working collaboratively and compassionately to make a positive impact on the Wharton undergraduate community.

The application will close on Wednesday, February 15. Applications will be reviewed by Undergraduate Division staff, and finalists will be notified via email in mid-April. Award recipients will be honored at the Wharton Undergraduate Awards Ceremony on May 11.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email undergradinfo@wharton.upenn.edu.