The Pal—Make A Difference Award is an endowed award, established in 2006 by University Unions Advisory Council member Jaspreet Singh Pal (BBA ’95) to encourage university leadership and public service. It is presented annually to a student at UT Austin whose individual program or initiative has made a significant contribution to campus life or the broader community.
The recipient will receive a check for $1000 and a certificate.
The 2015 application period is now open. The deadline for applications is February 27 at 5:00 p.m. Applications must be picked up in person in the Texas Union Executive Director's office UNB 4.124.
The application consists of:
Faculty and Staff may submit a nomination for a student by returning the completed nomination form to our office. This form can be found here [pdf]. Any questions, please contact Megan McMillin at 475-6600.
(Note: The application periods for the Pal—Make A Difference Award and the J.J. “Jake” Pickle Citizenship Award run concurrently. Eligible students may apply for both awards.)
The award will be presented at a luncheon on Friday, April 17, 2015.