• Undergraduate or graduate student in a degree program currently enrolled at a university/college
  • Nominee does not have to hold a leadership position in an organization

Questions for Application:

  • How has the candidate applied advocacy skills and cultivated change in their community?
  • How has this the candidate lead his/her community/organization towards the goal of basic of cross-cultural competency?
  • How has the candidate worked to keep diversity issues in the forefront of their community/ organization?
  • Accomplishments within their organization? How did they contribute?


*Students, staff or faculty may nominate a student

*Self-nominations are accepted

*Non-URI students are encouraged to apply as well


John Carter Minkins Award Form

Answer some question to help explain why you think this person should be considered for this award.
Who is your John Carter Minkins Award nominee?