Robert J. Dole Service to Country Award

The Robert J. Dole Service to Country Award was established by John D. Pinegar, Douglas E. Smith and Pinegar, Smith & Associates, Inc. to provide a $1000 award each year to a student of the University of Kansas who is an active member of the Dole Institute Student Advisory Board (SAB). The recipient shall be committed to public service and have demonstrated leadership. Preference shall be given, but not limited to, SAB members who are serving in active duty, the reserves, or national guard, or are honorably discharged veterans of the uniformed services. The recipient of the award will be honored annually at the Dole Lecture which occurs in the spring semester.

To be eligible, applicants must be a currently enrolled student in good standing at the University of Kansas as well as a current member of the Dole Institute Student Advisory Board.

Applications for this award are currently open. Students interested in applying for the award must submit a completed application and attach all supporting materials by 5:00 p.m. on April 1, 2022. Applications must be submitted to doleinstitute@ku.edu with the subject line “Service to Country Application.”

Robert J Dole Application 2022

General Information Page for Service to Country Award 2022

Award Recipients

2022
Raina Peter

2021
Sarah Grindstaff

2020
Samiyah Para-Cremer

2019
Emily Depew

2018
Claire Meczkowski