John C. Stophel Distinguished Student AwardJohn C. Stophel

The John C. Stophel Distinguished Student Award is presented annually to recognize high potential business students who have made significant and meaningful contributions to UTC, the Gary W. Rollins College of Business and their communities while maintaining a strong academic record.

Recipients of the Stophel Award will be presented at a community reception during the spring semesterand will be recognized as part of a display in Fletcher Hall for the following academic year.  Students must submit an application in order to be considered for this award.


Selection Criteria

  • Evidence of exceptional extracurricular leadership and community service. Community engagement evidenced by a pattern of strong contributions to the Rollins College of Business, UTC, or civic organizations will be highly valued, as will activities resulting in lasting impact and quantifiable results.
  • Award recipients will have some of the following characteristics: strong leadership skills, self-motivating initiative, and exceptional presentation skills. 
  • This award is open to any business undergraduate student with at least junior status by Fall 2019 with a minimum GPA of 3.2.

Click below to apply. (After opening the application, please click the "Open With a Different Viewer" button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen and choose the Open with "Adobe Acrobat" option.)


Applications are closed and will reopen in late-Fall 2020.

2019-2020 John C. Stophel Distinguished Students