Student Awards

Undergraduate Student Awards

The Office of the Provost sponsors multiple Undergraduate Student Awards every year which are awarded to Undergraduates who have demonstrated outstanding academic commitment and excellence. Here you will be able to nominate students as well as view past recipients. The information will be updated as the year progresses.

The Deans List

The Dean's List is an undergraduate honor received by those who have demonstrated academic excellence across a semester.  Recent Dean's Lists can be viewed here

Charles O. Thompson Scholarship

Charles O. Thompson Scholarships are given to outstanding freshmen students who have demonstrated strong academic success in their first year. These students have already made an impact on campus and look to continue their involvment in the WPI community. Part of the application process is writing an essay describing their WPI journey, and how they have made an impact so far at the school. Learn more about this year's "Outstanding Member!"

Salisbury Awards

“The Salisbury Prizes are to be awarded to highly meritorious members of the graduating class of Worcester Polytechnic Institute who have faithfully, industriously, and with distinguished attainment completed all requirements for the Bachelor degree.” Learn more...

The Kranich Prize

"The Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize is awarded annually to the WPI student who best exemplifies excellence in the humanities and arts and its full integration into his/her undergraduate experiences.  This demonstration would include, but is not limited to, course work, independent projects such as the humanities and arts project, and extracurricular activities." Candidates must be either in their Junior or Senior year, and not have a major in Humanities and Arts. For more information Learn more...

The Two Towers Prize

"In keeping with the original purposes of the founders of the College, John Boynton and Ichabod Washburn,  the Two Towers Prize is awarded to the student who, through general academic competence, campus leadership, regular course work, and special work in research and projects, best exemplifies a combined proficiency in the theoretical and practical which is at the heart of the WPI educational tradition.  This prize was given by Mildred M. Tymeson Petrie, the author of Two Towers, the centennial history of WPI." This prize is given to an outstanding member of the Junior class.  For more information Learn more...