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Awards/Prizes Policy

The University of West Georgia has existing institutional policies for the recognition of meritorious achievement and presentation of prizes to its employees and students in both Monetary or Non-Monetary form. Please utilize the link below to access separate policy guidelines for AWARDS or PRIZES.

http://www.westga.edu/controller/index_3379.php

An AWARD is given to an individual(s)for actions taken or works created without regard for remuneration or acknowledgement (no quid pro quo).

A PRIZE is given to an individual(s) for actions taken on their part in an attempt to acquire remuneration or acknowledgement.

These similar but different policies provide guidelines for levels of value, method of submission for payment request, and specific documentation requirements for approval.