Changemaker Award


Mu Delta Alpha presents the Changemaker Award to recognize individuals who have made a difference to their homes, schools and communities.

The Award has 3 categories: Academic Excellence, Community Service & Leadership

Academic Excellence

The Academic Excellence category is for individuals who have demonstrated outstanding academic ability and potential both inside and outside of the classroom. We are someone with intelligence, a desire and capacity to learn, and a commitment to excellence.

Community Service

The Community Service category is for individuals with an outstanding record in community service or involvement with an nonprofit organization. We are looking for someone with drive, commitment, and compassion.


The Leadership category is for individuals who have inspired projects and encouraged others to become passionate about a cause. We are looking for someone with clear leadership ability, initiative, and a desire to better the world around them.



  • Must be female
  • Must be a high school student
  • Must attend Award Ceremony

Submission Requirements

  • Application Submission
  • Essay
  • Resume
  • 1 - 2 Letters of Recommendation*
  • High School Transcript (official)
  • 1 minute video describing project or accomplishment - upload to YouTube

*If you are applying to the Academic Excellence Scholarship, please make sure you have at least one Letter of Recommendation from an academic reference - teacher, professor, etc.