This annual program honors full-time undergraduates who not only excel academically but also extend their intellectual abilities beyond the classroom to benefit society. Students named to the USA TODAY All-USA College Academic First Team will be featured in USA TODAY in March 2009 and will receive trophies and cash awards of $2,500. Students must be nominated by their schools and be willing to be presented in USA TODAY as a representative of all outstanding students. Schools may nominate as many students as they consider appropriate candidates for this award.
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