Diverse: Issues in Higher Education sponsors the Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar Awards to honor undergraduate students who have excelled in the classroom as well as on the athletic field. Inspired by tennis legend Arthur Ashe, Jr.'s commitment to education as well as his love for the game of tennis, U.S. colleges and universities are invited to participate in this annual awards program by nominating their outstanding sports scholars. In addition to their athletic ability and academic performance, Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars demonstrate a commitment to community service and community activism.
Form Instructions:
Please complete the form below by completing the fields. All students who meet the standards of being an Arthur Ashe, Jr Scholar will receive a certificate and a copy of the magazine. Please be advised that all certificates and magazines will be sent TO THE NOMINATOR. Please provide a complete mailing address. Once the form is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification as well as a follow up email from our staff to verify the information you have submitted.
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education is accepting nominations for the annual Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholars Awards. All nomination forms must be received by February 2, 2018. Please nominate all minority student athletes who meet the following criteria:
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale or its equivalent through the Fall ’17 term.
  • Must have completed one full academic year at the nominating institution.
  • Must have been enrolled for the Fall 2017 academic year being nominated.
  • Must be an active member of an intercollegiate athletic team during the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Must have a demonstrated record of service to the campus or community.
Also, please Include a color 3”x5” image at 300 dpi in a TIF format, or a 6”x10” image at 72 dpi in a JPG format of EACH athlete nominated. Call 703.385.2981 Ext 3053 for any questions or concerns.

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