Awards

  • Guild of St. Ansgar
    • Up to 8 percent of the graduating class will be selected on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and participation in extra-curricular activities. Participation forms, soliciting information about activities and positions at Gustavus as well as in church and home communities, are available to all senior students.

  • Paul Magnuson Student Leadership and Service Award
    • Recognizes the significant contributions that individual students and student groups make to campus life. Each year, outstanding students and student organizations are nominated by fellow students, faculty, administrators, or staff for recognition.

  • Ovanlig Award
    • Awarded to a junior or senior who has “demonstrated leadership in raising campus awareness of gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender rights and concerns.”

  • Lindell Scholarship
    • The Edward and Patti Lindell Scholarship is awarded annually to a student of senior standing with a grade point average greater than 3.0 who has provided service and/or leadership, and has otherwise participated in Gustavus life.
  • Bunn-Swenson Scholarship
    • It is intended that the recipients of this scholarship be involved in student life in leadership roles through student government or other campus organizations, including writing for student publications.  It is desired that factors such as appreciation of community and sensitivity to racial or other personal injustices also be taken into consideration in selecting scholarship awardees.