Posted: January 13, 2021

The Rock Ethics Institute is seeking nominations for its 2021 Stand Up Award.

Nominations are being accepted for the Rock Ethics Institute's 2021 Stand Up Awards. This award honors Penn State undergraduate students who have demonstrated courage, fortitude, and ethical leadership by taking a stand for a person, cause, or belief.

Stand Up Award winners receive a $1,000 prize and will be honored at the 2021 Stand Up Awards ceremony on April 22, 2021.

Any faculty, staff, student, or community member can nominate a Penn State undergraduate student for the award. Undergraduate students from all Penn State campuses, colleges, and majors are eligible.

The deadline for nominations is February 5, 2021.

Additional information about the Stand Up Awards, including profiles of previous honorees, can be found at or for other questions contact Ben Jones, assistant director of the Rock Ethics Institute, at