Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

Each year, a group of students is called forward to accept one of the most prestigious awards the academic community can bestow - selection to Who’s Who Among Students. This exclusive honor is conferred by more than 1,000 schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is symbolized by the presentation of an award certificate.

Who’s Who Among Students has become one of the most highly regarded and long-standing honors programs in the nation, having earned the overwhelming respect of college faculties and administrations. And for the students - the outstanding campus leaders of the year - national recognition by the Who’s Who program marks a pinnacle of scholastic achievement.

Nominations to Who’s Who Among Students are made by individual schools.

This procedure of nomination succeeds in highlighting the individual and diverse service to community and school. These are students who enhance the positive image of students through their contributions to community and school.

2017 Who's Who Honorees


The nomination form may be completed online, or stop by the Office of Student Engagement, Parker 101 for a paper nomination form. Call 409-880-8458 for more information.

Faculty and staff may nominate as many students as they feel deserve consideration for this recognition.

Senior and graduate students may self-nominate for consideration to be recognized. 

The deadline for this year's nominations was February 16. Nominations for next year will open in January 2018.

Who is Eligible

Students who are classified as a Senior or Graduate Student are eligible for Who’s Who.

When nominating a senior or graduate student for consideration or self-nominating, please attach a resume and/or a listing of the student’s:

  • Involvement in Lamar activities
  • Leadership positions
  • Scholarship
  • Community service