Tuesday – October 16, 2018

President's Award - Fall and Spring Semesters

Fact Sheet

Program Summary

Application and Essay

Reference/Letter of Recommendation Guidelines - To be submitted with your application

Applications with Reference(s)/Letter(s) of Recommendation are due on or before one of the following dates:

  • Fall Semester prospective graduates –  Tuesday, November 21, 2017
  • Spring Semester prospective graduates – Monday, April 23, 2018


Eligibility Requirements
Completion of at least 52 Associate Degree or 12 Technical Diploma (1 year, 2 year or short term) credits with a 2.75 or higher cumulative grade-point average and have applied for graduation with the college's Registration office. The deadline to apply for fall graduation is October 31st, and for spring graduation the application deadline is March 31st. Requirements also include an application, essay, and letter of recommendation.

District recognition, honor certificate, and invitation to the Honors Recognition Banquet.

Notification Timetable
Eligible students are notified in November for the fall semester, and in April for the spring semester.

The President's Award is a Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) district-wide recognition for graduating students; designed to honor their academic achievement, and reward their contributions to the college and the community while enrolled at MATC. The President’s Award is sponsored by the Office of the President, MATC Foundation, and Local 212 - Faculty Union each semester. The Office of Student Life and the Scholastic Recognition Committee conducts the district-wide competition from which the MATC President's Award recipient is selected.

Presentation of the President's Award winner, certificates and/or awards occur at the MATC Honors Banquet held each semester. The recipient and their guests, as well as college administrators, faculty, and staff receive an invitation to attend.