Quest for Excellence: Award Categories

Arts Award
Granted to students with special skills and interest in the visual or performing arts.

Deep South Award
Granted to students residing in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Tennessee.

Entrepreneurship Award
Granted to students with demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship and innovation.

Far North Award
Granted to students residing in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin.

Fein Fellow Award
Granted to outstanding Jewish students. Learn more >>

Law Award
Granted to students interested in the study and practice of law.

Midwest Award
Granted to students residing in Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, or Iowa.

Native Peoples Award
Granted to students of American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Island descent.

New York City Award
Granted to students who live in the 5 boroughs of New York City.  Learn more >>

Pre-Med Award
Granted to students who intend to work directly in the medical field.

ROTC and Armed Forces Award
Granted to students directly involved in the armed forces, either through training, family experience, or professional aspirations.

Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering (STEM) Award
Granted to students interested in careers in the sciences, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics.

Southwest Award
Granted to students residing in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, or Wyoming.