NOMINATIONS OPEN — Tippie Top 21 Class of 2024 Nominations Are OPEN — Closes February 29th at 11:59pm

The Tippie Top 21 award holistically recognizes twenty-one of the college’s outstanding student leaders. And we’re asking you to submit nominations for the class of 2024 Tippie Top 21 awardees!

Tippie Top 21 nominees are undergraduate students who have excelled in the areas of scholarship, leadership, experiential learning, and advancing diversity, inclusion, and global engagement. Whether it is through stellar academics or impressive initiative, our faculty and staff know that students can impact the Tippie community in countless ways. It is important to us to acknowledge these impacts and highlight the students who make them. The twenty-one Winners will be recognized in April and individually receive $250 stipends.

Click here to Submit a nomination

How do you know if a student is qualified?

ALL Tippie undergraduate students and pre-business students are eligible to be nominated. Top nominees are expected to have demonstrated excellence holistically across the following areas:

  • Scholarship (academics)
  • Leadership (involvement)
  • Experiential learning (hands-on experiences)
  • Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Global Engagement (expanding perspectives)

Please take a few minutes to submit brief nominations students who you feel are strong examples of what it means to be a Tippie student. Self-nominations are also welcome.

Consider peers in your classes, student organizations, or students you want to recognize are doing great things to embody Tippie. Students who are nominated must also submit their resume and cover letter discussing their accomplishments across the four categories so nominations they do not need to be lengthy (or eloquent). Students can be nominated multiple times but has VERY LOW impact on the final Top 21 awardees.

To learn more, nominate students, and see former Tippie Top 21 winner profiles, please visit:

The nomination deadline is Thursday, February 29 at 11:59 pm.

If you have questions, please contact Tevin Robbins at

Tevin Robbins

Robbins, Tevin S - Associate Director, Student Engagement