The J. J. "Jake" Pickle Citizenship Award is an endowed student award created by the University Unions Advisory Council in 1999. It is presented annually to a student at UT Austin whose cumulative, notable contributions to campus life over a period of time exemplify the high standards of leadership and service that were the hallmarks of the life and career of Congressman J. J. "Jake" Pickle.
The recipient will receive a check for $5000, a certificate, and an autographed copy of Congressman Pickle’s autobiography, Jake.
The 2015 application period is open and will end on 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 J. J. “Jake” Pickle Citizenship Award and the Pal—Make A Difference Award run concurrently. Eligible students may apply for both awards.)
The award will be presented at a luncheon on Friday, April 17, 2015.