The Sallyport Award is presented by the Association of Rice Alumni (ARA) to an undergraduate degree candidate and a graduate degree candidate who show great promise in carrying forth the mission of the ARA upon graduation, which is to provide the means of a continuing relationship between the university and its former students. The ARA recognizes individuals who have demonstrated one or more of the following:

- Campus Involvement: Displayed loyalty, spirit, and pride in the university through meaningful involvement in programs and activities

- Rice Connections: Fostered strong ties with classmates, faculty or other members of the Rice community beyond their college or department

- Community Engagement: Strengthened the bonds between Rice and the Houston community or other communities outside of Rice.

Please note: multiple nominations for a student are welcome/encouraged. If you plan to nominate yourself, at least one other person must submit a nomination on your behalf.
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