Student Life

MDSLA awards

Celebrating Our Leaders and Best! 

Are you a student leader? Have you been inspired by a student leader? You can help recognize contributions to campus and the world by attending the Michigan Difference Student Leadership Awards.

Student Life's Michigan Difference Student Leadership Awards are designed to recognize and celebrate students who are doing remarkable things. Nominations are submitted by students, faculty, and staff members.

Nominations have closed for 2017 and we have new 2017 Awards Winners. Thank you for all of your nominations! This year's event was held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Michigan Union Rogel Ballroom. View the many different categories of awards for which students have been nominated.  

Congratulations to the 2017 Award Winners!

For questions about the event please email

Follow these links to view 2013 Award Recipients , 2014 Award Recipients2015 Award Recipients2016 Award Recipients and 2017 Award Recipients.