Robert Plaster Can’t Never Could Award


To honor Robert Plaster, the Robert W. Plaster Foundation is sponsoring the “Can’t Never Could” Award to recognize an Enactus student who has “overcome significant obstacles in her or his life to achieve success and has used that success to advance Enactus on his/her campus.”  

  • Do you have one of those students whose life story is one of overcoming great obstacles and challenges who did not give up but kept going? 
  • Has that student been a valuable resource for you and your Enactus team as a leader and motivator?  

If so, he/she needs to be nominated for this significant honor.

Nomination Process

Application is by submitting the student’s story in writing to  The more details you can provide, the better opportunity your student will be selected.  Once the winner is selected, we will work with him/her to tell their story in the video in a way that he/she is comfortable having the story be told.


The recipient of this award will receive:

  • $5,000 scholarship award to be used for educational purposes
  • In addition, the recipient's Enactus team will receive a $1,000 project grant


The winner must attend the 2014 Enactus US National Exposition in Cincinnati, where the highlight video will be produced.

Entry Deadline

All entries must be received by March 14, 2014.

All entries should be sent to:

Michelle Nevels, Enactus United States at