The Margarita Robinson Student Leadership Award honors students for their outstanding service and leadership through involvement in recognized student groups and activities. Established in 1982, this award serves as a memorial to Margarita Robinson, who was house mother at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity for thirty years and a founder of the Prytanean Honor Society at UC Davis. Up to three recipients may be selected.

The selection criteria for this award are:

  • Awarded for superior leadership experience and skills in organized student groups and activities
  • Must be in at least their 2nd year at UCD at the time of application; achieve junior status by the end of Winter quarter 2008, and not be graduating before Fall quarter 2008
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 overall and not be on academic probation at end of Fall quarter 2007
  • Previous recipients of the Margarita Robinson Student Leadership Award and/or the Vice Chancellor's Award of Merit are not eligible for this award

The winners will receive $100 and are honored with a commemorative gift.

This award is one of five Student Recognition Awards that UC Davis gives out.