DEADLINE: MARCH 15
This award recognizes students whose efforts in the field of speech communication have been meritorious. These contributions should be above and beyond course requirements. Foremost, the award recognizes academic excellence. The award also acknowledges notable contributions to speech communication research, leading to a conference papers, publications, and/or admirable community/university service.
A student is eligible for the The Department of Communicology Award if he or she is full time at UHM and majors in Communicology regardless of undergraduate class standing (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior). A minimum 3.50 GPA in Communicology and a minimum 3.20 GPA overall is required.
Each recipient has her or his name placed on a permanent plaque displayed in the office of the Communicology Department. The recipient receives a cash award of $100.00. If additional funds become available, the award amount may be increased.
Faculty members in the Department of Communicology will submit a nomination form for students who appear to meet the requirements of this award. Each nominee will be asked to complete and submit a Nominee Information Form (see below). The committee will determine the nominee(s) that best meets all criteria. In the event that no nominee clearly meets the criteria, as determined by the Awards Committee, no award will be given that year.
Deadline for Award Nomination Form: March 15
Award Nominee Information Form
Nomination Form and Nominee Information Form can be submitted through email to:
or through mail to:
William Sharkey, Ph.D.
University of Hawai’i at Manoa
Department of Communicology
2560 Campus Road, George Hall 326
Honolulu, Hawai’i 96822
Notification of Award
The chair of the Awards Committee will notify the nominee(s) of the Committee’s decision within three weeks of the Nominee Information Form deadline.