INFORMS Student Chapter Annual Award Selection Process

Each year active student chapters must turn in an INFORMS Annual Student Chapter Activity Report by May 31st. In this report, students document the following activities:

  • Communications (Social Media, Website, etc.)
  • Special Events & Initiatives
  • Community Service
  • Operations (Elections, Meetings, etc.)

Eligible reports submitted by the deadline will be evaluated by a Student Chapter Awards Committee.

Submissions are rated based on overall impact and reach. Activity categories shall be weighted equally. The student chapters in the top four categories will be awarded based on classifications below at the Annual Meeting:

  • Summa Cum Laude - highest category - plaque
  • Magna Cum Laude - 2nd highest category - plaque
  • Cum Laude - 3rd highest category - plaque
  • Honorable Mention - certificate