With much joy and pride, the University of Santo Tomas congratulates the outstanding Thomasian students who have brought honor to UST in their respective fields of achievements:
RECTOR’S ACADEMIC AWARD (For Academic Excellence). This award stands for the University’s recognition of consistent academic excellence-the primary objective of the University as an academic institution.
POPE LEO XIII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AWARD (For Active Involvement in Community Development with Partner Communities). In recognition of the University’s role in social transformation, this award is conferred on a student or group of students for outstanding involvement in community development programs or services duly recognized by the Office for Community Development (OCD) and the Office for Student Affairs (OSA).
QUEZON LEADERSHIP AWARD (For Exceptional Leadership). Symbolic of the exemplary leadership of one of the great heroes of the Philippines and alumni of the University, the award is given to a deserving officer of a duly recognized organization of the University for his singular ability to lead and organize activities of meaningful significance to the entire university other than community service. This award is also given to a deserving student who has shown exceptional leadership in organizations outside the university.
BENAVIDES OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (For Outstanding Achievement of Regional, National or International Importance). A tribute to the pioneering spirit of the founder of the University, the award is conferred on student(s) whose performance in regional, national or international competitions, conferences or congresses symbolizes the University’s commitment to excellence.
ST. DOMINIC DE GUZMAN AWARD (For Outstanding Team Work). This award is given to a student organization for its outstanding performance in organizing activities that are of significance to the entire University during the current academic year other than community service.