Monday, March 8, 2010

GPSO Seeking Applicants for the PARI PRERANA AWARD

The Indiana University Graduate and Professional Student Organization and the University Graduate School are seeking applications for the 2010 Pari Prerana Award. The deadline for applications has been extended to March 19th, 2010!

The Pari Prerana (Essence of Inspiration) Award strives to recognize and honor students who have overcome a severe physical, cognitive or other health related challenge/s and have demonstrated academic excellence.

The objective of this award is to provide university and community wide recognition to such students and their narratives through various local media outlets. In addition, this award seeks to contribute to the building the self esteem, courage and competitive spirit among graduate students with challenges, and to further Indiana University’s mission.

The winner will receive a $250 cash award!

All advisors, graduate students, faculty and professors at Indiana University, Bloomington, are invited to nominate those students that they feel deserve special recognition for exemplary courage and determination under adverse and challenging conditions.

To learn more and/or submit a nominee, please visit the GPSO website: