Honors and Awards
THE ARABIC AWARD
This is presented to the outstanding major with all-around achievement in Arabic and communicative competence at the advanced level.
THE MARTHA KHOURY SEMAAN PRIZE
Established in 1989 in memory of Martha Khoury Semaan, by her son, Khalil (BSLA 1954), the annual income from this fund is awarded to the graduating senior demonstrating the greatest achievement in Arabic.
THE SENIOR HONORS THESIS AWARD IN ARABIC MAJOR
A select number of seniors who have achieved a minimum 3.5 GPA both in the major and overall will be invited by the Arabic department to write a Senior Honors Thesis in the context of a designated upper-level course (3350 and above) or an independent study. Established in 2019, this monetary award is given annually to a graduating Arabic major who wrote the best honors thesis.
For more honors and awards presented to undergraduate students, please see here.
FLL Academic Achievement Certificate
These are presented to the student(s) with the highest average in the major and overall (at least a 3.5 in both).
THE REGENT’S CITATION
This citation is given annually to those seniors who, in the estimation of the administrators of the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, have contributed most to service and to the extracurricular activities of the FLL throughout their entire four years.
THE REGENT’S GOLD MEDAL
This medal is awarded to the senior who has earned the highest academic average over a full four-year undergraduate term at Georgetown.