Each year Omicron Delta Kappa recognizes circles that perform at the highest levels. Circles can be recognized as a Circle of Distinction, Superior Circle, or receive the Presidential Award of Excellence. For 2018, ODK created two new circle awards: The Membership Growth and Stability Award and Circle Stewardship Award. Read the requirements and deadlines for all awards as well as see which circles were recognized in 2017 on the Circle Recognition page.
National Leader of the Year
To participate in OΔK’s National Leader of the Year Award competition, OΔK circles must select their own Leader of the Year Award recipient to put forth as a national nominee. Following circle selection, nominees will be provided with a secure link the National Leader of the Year Award application.
Maurice A. Clay Leadership Development Initiative Grant
The Maurice A. Clay Leadership Development Initiative Grant award up to $500 to a select group of circles that are working to establish leadership development programs on their campuses. Circles may apply for the grant online, and applications are due the first Monday in November of each year. Clay Grants are supported by the Omicron Delta Kappa Foundation, Inc.