Outstanding Global Lion

Each spring, the Office of International Affairs selects one international student and one education abroad student as recipients of the Outstanding Global Lions Award. This award recognizes two graduating students for their active participation in global learning and significant contributions to the promotion of cultural sharing and engagement on campus and in the community. 

Application deadline: Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 12 Noon

Selection of award recipients will be based on academic achievement, character, global engagement, and leadership potential.
To be considered for the Outstanding Global Lions Award you must meet the following requirements:
  • Graduating spring/summer 2024
  • Excellent academic accomplishments with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Excellent record of global engagement
  • Student statement of 500 words describing experiences, activities and contributions to global engagement on campus and in the community.
  • Resume to include GPA; Honors; International, Intercultural, Education Abroad, and/or COIL experiences; relevant leadership experiences

Submission package for this award must be received by 12:00 noon on Thursday, March 7, 2024.

Send submission package to:
Ms. Cala Flippo
Assistant Director, International Services & Success
Office of International Affairs
Lafayette Hall
UNA Box 5058

Past Recipients of Outstanding Global Lion Award
2023 Han Tran
2022  Divya Goel, Callie Murchison
2021  Divy Garg
2020  Tich Phan
2019  Karina Cisneros Juarez, Emily Farris
2018  Yuwei Zheng, June Howard Barr
2017  Gongxu Zhang, Brittney Carter