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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 student in good standing at the University of Kansas and enrolled in the Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019 semester, and a member in good standing of the Dole Institute Student Advisory Board.

Applications for this award are currently closed. Details for the Spring 2020 application cycle will be released at a later date.

2019 Robert J. Dole Service to Country Award application (PDF)

Award Recipients

Emily Depew

Claire Meczkowski

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