Awards and Nominations

Celebration of Women Awards

Each year the Women's Commission recognizes men and women from the Grand Valley State University community who have made an impact on the lives of women.


Please consider nominating students, faculty, and staff for one of the following awards.

The following Awards and Scholarships will be recognized:

Maxine Swanson Award

Women's Impact Award

Unsung Hero

Barbara Jordan Award

Outstanding Student Award

Positive Black Women Scholarship

Jean Enright Scholarship

Please note, nomination deadlines and criteria do vary for each scholarship and award.


This event is co-sponsored by the Women's Center, Women and Gender Studies, and Positive Black Women.