The James E. McLeod Honors & Awards program acknowledged students who demonstrate a commitment to:

  • individual pursuits promoting expression of Black culture, history, and values.
  • academic excellence and advancement of scholarship.
  • cultivating community through service to improve quality of life for Black people at WashU, in St Louis, and globally.
2023 Recognition Ceremony

Monday, May 1, 2023
3 – 5pm
Simon Hall on Danforth Campus

2023 Student Nominations are Now Open!

Nominations close at 11:59pm or midnight on February 28, 2023.


James E. McLeod Honors and Awards

Prospective award recipients may nominate themselves or be nominated by students, faculty or staff. Nominees may be asked to submit a resume and other supporting documents. A selection committee of faculty and staff for each award reviews all submissions. An interview with the selection committee may be required.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

For award specific details, visit Current Awards.