General Awards Information



Definition of a University Monetary Award:


Awards must result from a contractual obligation (enrolled in, entered in, participated in, etc.) of the following criteria:


  1. Exists prior to an individual's performance (not to be confused with work   

    related service),


      2.   Is based on predetermined objective standards, and


      3.   Is subject to a stated maximum amount




Examples of an award are as follows: recognition for some sort of special achievement, special skill, special acknowledgment, special recognition, or an award in a contest.