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Dr. Charlotte West Scholar-Athlete Award

The Conference will present the Dr. Charlotte West Award annually, to one female and one male student-athlete who have completed intercollegiate eligibility in their primary sport, to recognize outstanding achievement in academics, athletics, services, and leadership.


  • Nominee must have participated in a Missouri Valley Conference-sponsored sport.
  • Nominee must have competed during the current academic year and completed intercollegiate eligibility in their primary sport by the end of the spring season. Do not nominate an individual who plans to compete in any sport in the subsequent academic year.
  • Nominee must have a minimum cumulative grade-point average 3.00 (4.000 scale).
  • Nominee must be a varsity letter-winner.
  • Incomplete nominations will not be given full consideration.

Selection Guidelines

I. Academic Achievement

33% -- 5 Points Possible

3.800 - 4.000 Cumulative GPA

5 Points

3.600 - 3.799 Cumulative GPA

4 Points

3.400 - 3.599 Cumulative GPA

3 Points

3.200 - 3.399 Cumulative GPA

2 Points

3.000 - 3.199 Cumulative GPA

1 Points

II. Athletics Excellence

33% -- 5 Points Possible

National Recognition
Team or individual NCAA Champion, or All-American.

5 Points

Regional Recognition
Team or individual achievement in post season, all-regional honors

4 Points

High Conference Recognition
League MVP, multiple years 1st team all-conference

3 Points

Significant Conference Recognition
First team all-conference

2 Points

Conference Recognition
Recognition of any kind

1 Points

III. Service and Leadership

33% -- 5 Points Possible

Points are based on the extent of the nominee's involvement in activities or organizations.

If interested contact the Faculty Athletic Representative for an application form.

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Date Updated: August 26, 2015