An Overview of Student Awards Programs:
Professional growth and service are the motivators for student member participation in chapter activities. Award programs, however, provide incentive through individual and chapter recognition.Documents needed to nominate for each award are found on each site’s award page and below. For all deadlines, see the 2016 Awards Schedule.
Student members are encouraged to work toward this award by completing certain chapter activities. The award is non-competitive in that every member of the chapter can achieve the award through participation.
Student Chapter Awards
Student Chapter Outstanding Performance Award (SCOPA)
Student chapters are encouraged to work toward this award presented annually for outstanding chapter performance. This award indicates the chapter is providing a variety of opportunities to and for its members and its members are participating in a variety of activities.
Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year Award
This award is presented annually at the National Collegiate Conference to the winning student chapter chosen from the student chapters who achieved SCOPA. The 2012-2013 winners include The University of Texas at El Paso, Missouri State University, Ball State University and Kent State University Ashtabula.
This award is to recognize any business entity for service to AITP and the Information Technology industry. Awards may be made for Information Systems programs in a: (a) two-year programs, and (b) four-year programs. The application is due by June 30th.
Student Faculty Awards
Outstanding Student Chapter Faculty Advisor of the Year Award
This award is presented annually at the National Collegiate Conference to the winning student chapter faculty advisor chosen from faculty advisors of student chapters who achieved SCOPA for the previous two years.
AITP Faculty "Going the Extra Mile” Award
This award is to recognize faculty members that truly go "the extra mile” for their AITP student chapter. Candidates do not have to be the official faculty advisor for the AITP student chapter. The winner will be announced during the closing awards banquet at the AITP National Collegiate Conference.