Lead Blue: Student Organizations Celebration

The Office of Student Organizations and Activities continues the campus tradition of awarding and recognizing individual students and registered student organizations by creating the Lead Blue: Student Organizations Celebration and Award Ceremony.

The Lead Blue Awards recognize the successes and accomplishments of student leaders, registered and sponsored student organizations, and advisors. For questions, contact Student Organizations at studentorgs@uky.edu.

Applications available now!

Award descriptions available at application links below

2021-2022 Lead Blue Awards

Student Organizations Awards: Apply HERE

New Student Organization of the Year

Organization of the Year

Collaboration Award

Program of the Year Award

- Registered student organizations over 50 Members

- Registered student organizations under 50 Members

Diversity and Inclusion Award

Civic Engagement Award

- Registered student organizations with a Service-Based mission

- Registered student organizations whose primary mission is Non-Service Based

Individual Student Leadership Awards: Apply or nominate HERE

Diversity and Inclusion

Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award

Student Organization Member of the Year Award

Student Organization Officer of the Year Award

Emerging Leader of the Year Award (freshmen or sophomore only)

Leadership Legacy Award (junior or senior only)

Other Awards: 

Shane Carlin & Annie Sit Inclusion Award - Apply here

Robert & Freda Carlin Unsung Hero Award - Apply here

Otis A. Singletary Outstanding Senior Award - Apply here

Darrell A VanMeter Service Award - Apply here