One Valedictorian is chosen per ceremony. The winner is chosen based on the qualifications listed below as well as responses submitted on the award application.
- Must be receiving a bachelor's degree.
- Must have a final 4.0 GPA.
- Must have completed all coursework by the award application deadline.
- Have been approved for degree conferral by the award application deadline.
- Must be present at the ceremony to deliver a 3 to 5 minute Valedictorian speech.
2018 Award Application Deadlines
May 19, 2018 – USF Sun Dome Arena, Tampa, Florida, 3:00 p.m.
Award Application Deadline: March 23, 2017
June 23, 2018 – Capital One Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, 3:00 p.m.
Award Application Deadline: April 27, 2018
TBD – Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
Award Application Deadline: TBD
October 13, 2018 – Infinite Energy Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, 10:00 a.m.
Award Application Deadline: August 17, 2018
December 1, 2018 – Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, 3:00 p.m.
Award Application Deadline: October 5, 2018