Ralph Bunche Scholar Award

Ralph Bunche Scholar

Ralph Bunche

Ralph Bunche was a United Nations mediator and Nobel Peace Prize recipient.

The aim of the award program is to:

  • Recognize the accomplishments of Black students
  • Encourage those students who improve the quality of life on our campus and in the community
  • Acquaint the university community with the achievements and contributions of Black students

Category of Award

Undergraduate – Academic Achievement


Award Criteria

This award is given for academic achievement to freshmen who have completed at least 14 graded units in the semester and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. This award is also given to undergraduates who have completed at least 14 graded units in the semester and have a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher for at least 3 consecutive semesters.


Nomination Process

Nominations ARE NOT submitted for this award. The award is automatically given to students who meet the academic requirements as stated in the award criteria.