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Educational Opportunity Fund
Maximizing Academic Potential Program
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Scholarships

Medallion Awards
The medallion award is the highest honor a graduating senior can receive to acknowledge superior performance in a particular field. The medallion distinguishes you as exceptional, placing you in the ranks of Rowan University’s finest graduates.

Larry P. Thomas Model of Excellence Award

This medallion is awarded to an inspirational EOF/MAP senior who demonstrates exceptional scholastic achievement, the potential for visionary leadership, and a genuine commitment to equity and inclusion.

Criteria:
• Graduating in the top 10% of the EOF/MAP class
• Exhibits outstanding leadership to the department, school/college, and/or University
• Exhibits an uncompromising commitment to challenging injustice, preserving the planet, and/or enriching underserved and under-resourced communities.
NOTE: Seniors meeting this criteria will be interviewed and selected by a committee of EOF/MAP staff.

Earl W. Hinton & Dolores Copeland Award for Volunteerism

This medallion is awarded to an EOF/MAP student who has demonstrated the spirit of EOF/MAP through outstanding
leadership and community service exhibited by positive contributions to improve the academic, intellectual, and personal
development of others.
Criteria:
• Service to the community and others
• Exhibits effective leadership to the department, college, and University
• EOF/MAP student who will graduate in May
Note: This award is chosen by the staff of EOF/MAP.

2015/16 Recipients:
Larry P. Thomas Model of Excellence Award:
Cindy Rubiano-Gomez
Earl W. Hinton & Dolores Copeland Award for Volunteerism: Minelson Louis-Baptiste