Call for Nominations: 2024 University Prizes

March 11, 2024

The Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students is now accepting nominations for 2024 University Prizes.

The Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students assists in the presentation of several major University prizes.  Descriptions of these awards are below.  A complete list of past winners can be found here.

  • The Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, awarded annually to that member of the senior class who has most clearly manifested scholarship, strength of character, and effective leadership in support of Princeton University.
  • The Allen Macy Dulles Class of '51 Service Award, presented each year to the senior, whose activities while a Princeton student, best represent or exemplify Princeton in the nation's service and in the service of humanity.
  • The Frederick Douglass Service Award, established in 1969 by the Association of Black Collegians, is awarded annually to a senior who has exhibited courage, leadership, intellectual achievement, and a willingness to contribute unselfishly towards a deeper understanding of the experiences of racial minorities, and who, in so doing, reflects the tradition of service embodied in a Princeton education.
  • The Harold Willis Dodds Award, an annual award, established in 1957, to be given to the senior who best embodies the high example set by Harold Willis Dodds during his tenure as the fifteenth President of Princeton University; particularly in the qualities of clear thinking, moral courage, a patient and judicious regard for the opinion of others, and a thoroughgoing devotion to the welfare of the University and to the life of the mind.

Nomination letters may be submitted using this form and are due by 11:59pm ET on Friday, March 22, 2024.

For more information, please visit the awards page.