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Student Awards

BSM Scholastic Achievement Award
Established in 1997, the BSM Scholastic Achievement Award recognizes excellence in academics and is presented to the graduate of the BSM program with the highest cumulative grade-point average.

The Evelyn and William Burkenroad Award
This award is presented each year to an outstanding member of the graduating class in honor of Evelyn and William Burkenroad. The recipient is chosen by the senior class on the basis of scholarship, integrity, amiability, and contributions to the professional, social, and academic quality of the business program.

The Dean's Service Award
Established in 1991, this award recognizes graduating students who have, in the opinion of the administrative staff and the dean, added dimension to the school through outstanding contributions of time and effort.

Tulane Association of Business Alumni Award
Established to recognize an outstanding graduate of the BSM program, the Tulane Association of Business Alumni (TABA) Award is presented each year to the graduating senior who exhibits, in the opinion of school's admistration, outstanding intellectual ability, leadership, self-motivation, and responsibility to peers, the school, and the community.

TABA Community Service Award
Established in 1993 by the Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship and conducted in partnership with the Tulane Association of Business Alumni, this award recognizes those graduates who, under the auspices of the Institute and mentored by TABA members, have completed at least 25 hours of pro bono service with a disadvantaged business or not-for-profit organization in the New Orleans area.

The Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award
Developed by The Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award Program in 1948, this award honors a student from the BSM program whose academic performance in the area of finance is considered exceptional. Selection is made by the finance faculty.

Academic Student Honors

Dean's List - Freeman School and Newcomb-Tulane College
Students who have earned a distinguished record in all of their subjects throughout the semester may be recognized on the Dean's List of the Freeman School. The Freeman School Dean's List and the Newcomb-Tulane Dean's List are prepared after each semester and recognize superior academic achievement for the semester. A 3.500 semester grade-point average is required of first-year students and sophomores and a 3.667 semester GPA is required of juniors and seniors. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must have been enrolled in 14 credits of letter-graded work, excluding courses taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Students enrolled in a study abroad program are not eligible for that semester's Dean's List.

Beta Alpha Psi
This honorary national accounting fraternity seeks to promote continuous self-improvement, to foster high moral and ethical standards, to encourage and recognize scholastic and professional excellence, to cultivate a sense of responsibility and service, to promote the collegiate study of accounting, and to provide an opportunity for association between members and practicing accountants. Membership, by invitation only, is based on scholarship and professional attributes.

Beta Gamma Sigma
The purpose of this honorary business scholastic fraternity is to reward scholarship and accomplishment in all phases of business, to promote the advancement of education in the science of business, and to foster principles of honesty and integrity in business practices. High scholarship and promise of marked ability are the prime requisites for selection of graduating seniors for membership. New members join by invitation at the annual meeting that is held in conjunction with graduation activities.

Last Updated 1/8/14