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Awards - Rookie Chapter

Rookie Chapter of the Year

Award Description

This award celebrates the achievements made by those chapters who are only just getting started. The first years of any student organization can be difficult and a test of true staying power. For those student leaders who are able to navigate that time and accomplish change on their campus that reflects the oSTEM mission, we want to recognize you. If you feel that your chapter matches this description we encourage you to submit an application for this award.


  • Must be a verified non-affiliate oSTEM Chapter of active status
  • Must have been founded within two years of the submission of this application
  • Must have a representative attending the oSTEM Annual Conference

Please only submit one nomination per chapter. If you have any questions regarding this application, please contact us at membership@ostem.org.

To make a nomination, please head to the main Awards page for nomination forms.

Previous Awardees

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oSTEM at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


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oSTEM at University of Tennessee, Knoxville


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oSTEM at University of Illinois at Chicago


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oSTEM at Howard University


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oSTEM at University of Arkansas


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oSTEM at University of Minnesota


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oSTEM at University of Michigan