Santa Clara University

Center for Student Leadership

The Bucky Awards


The Bucky Awards highlight outstanding undergraduate student leaders and organizations who have made a substantial impact at Santa Clara University. A total of seven awards are presented by the Center for Student Leadership, with additional awards presented by on-campus partners like Residence Life and the Office of Multicultural Learning. The hope is to recognize a wide variety of substantial campus impacts.
  • iconCenter for Student Leadership Awards

    Chartered Student Organization of the Year

    Recognizes one of the 9 Chartered Student Organizations (CSOs) for outstanding work at SCU.

    Registered Student Organization of the Year 

    Recognizes one of the over 130 Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) for excellent work at SCU.

    Event of the Year

    Highlights an exceptional event that was planned and hosted by an undergraduate student organization.

    Collaborative Event of the Year

    Highlights an outstanding event that was developed and sponsored by two or more undergraduate student organizations.

    Bronco of the Year - 2 award recipients

    Traditionally one male and female, this award recognizes SCU undergraduate students for unique contributions to campus.

    Transfer Bronco of the Year - New Award

    Recognizes an undergraduate transfer student for significant contributions to the SCU community during the 2014-2015 academic year.

    New Bucky of the Year

    Recognizes a freshman student for significant contributions to the SCU community.

  • iconOffice for Multicultural Learning Awards

    I MUA Award

    Meaning "keep going" or "move forward" in Hawaiian, this award recognizes a student or student organization that has demonstrated progressive leadership on campus by challenging the status quo, pushing the borders of our comfort zones, and living the values of diversity and inclusion at SCU.

  • iconResidence Life Awards

    Residence Hall Community of the Year

    Awarded to the residence hall community that exhibits student development, fosters community, and connects programming and opportunities in meaningful ways.

    Residence Life Community Council of the Year - New Award

    Awarded to the Community Council that demonstrated great leadership and went above and beyond for their community.

  • iconNominations

    Nominations are now open for the 2015 Bucky Awards. Click here to complete the nomination process. The form will close on Sunday, April 12th at 11:59pm.

  • iconBucky Awards Ceremony

    Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    Locatelli Student Activity Center

    All students as well as staff and faculty are encouraged to attend. RSVP Information will be available in mid-April.

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