Apply for or Nominate a Junior for the Frederick M. Nussbaum Memorial Award

The Frederick M. Nussbaum ’30 Memorial Award for Outstanding Volunteerism is an opportunity to recognize an outstanding Rensselaer student who is currently a junior.

The Nussbaum Award shall be granted to an outstanding Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute junior in recognition of her/his volunteer activities at Rensselaer, or civic involvement in bettering the community in and around Rensselaer. The recipient will receive an award in their Senior year.

You are invited to nominate a student for this award. The nomination must detail the experiences of the nominated student and may include supporting material such as references. Nominators may be students, staff, faculty, alums or community members. Nominations can be submitted at

Nomination are open now through March 27, 2020. The recipient or recipients are selected by a campus committee and will be notified via email. The Award will be given presented in the Fall 2020. Questions can be directed to Cameron McLean at or Claire Gonyo at