The Veloyce Glenn Winslow, Jr. Award honors the graduating man believed to be the most outstanding in the areas of leadership, scholarship, integrity, and service in the campus community. This award was established in 1966 to memorialize the achievements of Veloyce Glenn Winslow, Jr., who died tragically while serving as vice president of the student body at UC Davis.

The selection criteria for this award are:

  • Must graduate by the end of Summer Session 2008
  • Must have attended UCD for at least 2 academic years
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 overall and not be on academic probation at end of Fall quarter 2007

Winners are presented with a plaque and $500 by the Chancellor at their commencement and are honored with a commemorative gift.

This award is one of five Student Recognition Awards that UC Davis gives out.


2013 - Asadullah Awan; 2012 - Dev Malhotra; 2011 - Don Ho; 2010 - Jerome Chelliah; 2009 - Ivan Carrillo; 2008 - Matthew Engle; 2005 - Christopher Jones (Biochemistry and Molecular biology); 2002 - Patrick Sukeforth (Economics); 2001 - Edgar Chen (Political Science & Asian American Studies); 2000 - Noah Cuttler (Political Science;) 1999 - Rafael Yaquian (Community and Regional Development); 1998 - Thomas Duncan (Community Development); 1997 - Todd Feinberg (environmental policy analysis and planning); 1996 - Aaron Carruthers (Political Science & Communication)  and Neil S. Tilley (Music & German); 1995 - Ryan J. Jones (English & History); 1991 - Thomas A. Klipfel (Aeronautical Science and Engineering and Mechanical Engineering)

Runner-Ups are awarded The Chancellor's Award of Merit