The J. J. "Jake" Pickle Citizenship Award is an endowed student award created by the University Unions Advisory Council in 1999. It is presented annually to a student at UT Austin whose cumulative, notable contributions to campus life over a period of time exemplify the high standards of leadership and service that were the hallmarks of the life and career of Congressman J. J. "Jake" Pickle.
The recipient will receive a check for $5000, a certificate, and an autographed copy of Congressman Pickle’s autobiography, Jake.
The application consists of:
Faculty and Staff may submit a nomination for a student by returning the completed nomination form to our office. Any questions, please contact Megan McMillin at 475-6600.
(Note: The application periods for the J. J. “Jake” Pickle Citizenship Award and the Pal—Make A Difference Award run concurrently. Eligible students may apply for both awards.)
The winner of the 2016 J.J. Jake Pickle Citizenship Award is Imani Boyette. You can read more about Imani and all of her many accomplishments HERE.