Each year, the Pace Center for Civic Engagement awards two important prizes to graduating seniors in recognition of their dedication, commitment and advancement of service and civic engagement at Princeton University. Both the Priscilla Glickman ’92 Memorial Prize and A. James Fisher, Jr. Memorial Prize provide a monetary award for graduating seniors to advance their service and civic engagement work in life after Princeton.

Priscilla Glickman ’92 Memorial Prize

The Priscilla Glickman '92 Memorial Prize is awarded to a Princeton senior who has demonstrated independence and imagination in the area of community service, seeks knowledge and purposeful adventure in unfamiliar cultures, and maintains strong academic work. The prize commends the qualities of curiosity in the world and commitment to the betterment of the world by recognizing outstanding past contributions to community service. The prize is awarded to encourage the student recipient to explore new challenges in the future. The prize winner is announced annually at Class Day.

A. James Fisher, Jr. Memorial Prize

Given in honor of A. James Fisher, Jr. '36, the A. James Fisher, Jr. Memorial Prize is awarded to a Princeton senior who best exemplifies the qualities for which Mr. Fisher is remembered. The Fisher Prize awardee should clearly demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit, zest for life, love of people, and loyalty to Princeton through their work in the realm of civic engagement.

Nomination Information

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Glickman Prize and will close on Friday, March 31.
In considering nominations for the 2017 Glickman Prize, please keep the following criteria in mind:

  • Student is currently enrolled and active on campus or in the community
  • Student addressed a community need and met this need in a new or creative way
  • Student shows an eagerness to expand cultural boundaries by exploring global-societal issues