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Student Award Program

IRC Student Award Program



The goal is to recognize outstanding student achievement and contributions at the IRC through formal awards to individual students and to encourage academics through an informal award to one IRC house.


The "Morea Table" House Award:

The house with the highest average GPA for each semester  hosts the antique Morea Table in the following semester.  The table will be placed in one of the house's lounges as determined by the most senior RA of that house.  In the summer, the Morea Table will be held at Morea House.  Note that the IRC will not gather GPA on individual students and will only request the overall average GPA for a house to determine this award.


Individual Awards:

The four categories (Scholar, Leader, Fellow and Athlete) are given below and awardees would be named one for each of the four houses (Gwathmey, Munford, Yen and Hoxton) for a total of 16 awards (e.g., the Hoxton Scholar ,the Yen Athlete, etc. )  All awards are based on activities completed while at IRC in the current academic year .  Awardees will be recognized on the IRC web-page and at the closing IRC Dinner on the last day of classes.



Individual Awards nominations are due April  21, 2018 and selections are made by IRC Staff and Council.  To nominate yourself or a fellow IRC resident, simply complete the Google form link sent via email.  Student Council and RA's are not eligible for these awards.


  • Scholar:

Academic excellence, scholarly activities and minimum gpa of 3.5


  • Student Fellow:

         Participation in and contributions to making the IRC a caring community and participation in volunteer

         activities outside the IRC


  • Leader:

          Participation in leadership activities and programs inside and outside the IRC


  • Athlete:

          Participation in IRC athletic team activities and attendance at UVA athletic events