The IMPACT, INNOVATION, and INSPIRE Awards honor SOE students at the undergraduate and graduate levels who make a significant and positive difference in the lives of P-16 students.

  • The Griffin Family Education IMPACT Award honors four current SOE students with $1,000 awards who are making a difference in the classroom.
  • The Dr. Andrew and Chandler Laws Innovation Award bestows one $1,000 award to a current SOE student who exhibits a commitment to innovating the field of education through research or practice.
  • The Sale Trice Lilly, Sr. INSPIRE Award grants two current SOE students with $2,000 awards to those who inspire learning and leadership in K-12 settings. Preference is given to recipients working in the Mississippi Delta and/or other underserved areas of Mississippi.

Nominations are due no later than March 18th.