What awards can I or my chapter apply for?

We know this year has posed many unique challenges and we’re proud of the ways that Active Minds Chapters have led the way in prioritizing mental health in their campus communities. We highly encourage all chapters to recognize the extraordinary ways they have adjusted during these times by nominating themselves and their leadership for an Active Minds national award.

The deadline to apply is 5 PM EST / 2 PM PST on Jan.15, 2021. Please direct all questions to chapters@activeminds.org. Nominations on behalf of others and self-nominations are both welcome.

Chapter of the Year Award

This award recognizes an Active Minds chapter that sets itself apart as an invaluable asset to its campus. The Chapter of the Year has an effective executive board and passionate chapter members, hosts innovative programs that reach a large portion of the school population, and makes significant strides in changing its campus culture surrounding mental health. Apply here.

Adam Carlson Student Leader of the Year Award

This award is given to a student who made significant contributions to the Active Minds mission at their school. The Student Leader of the Year recipient leads by example, sets a standard of excellence, displays leadership, facilitates change in their campus community around mental health, builds coalitions, involves others in advocacy efforts, and develop trust with members of their campus community as individuals dedicated to changing the conversation about mental health. Apply here.

Advisor of the Year Award

This award is given to an advisor of Active Minds chapters who provide clarity, support, and meaningful counsel to their chapter. The recipient of the Advisor of the Year Award demonstrates dedication to their chapter that goes well beyond the basics of empowering their Active Minds chapter members to successfully use their voice to change the conversation about mental health on their campus. Apply here.