The "Awards/Prizes" expense type in the "Non-Travel" area of the PeopleSoft Travel and Expense Module must be only be used for student cash payments. Purchases such as gift cards or material items should not employ this expense type. In addition, any "Awards/Prizes" report must be created with the student as the payee. This ensures that tax information for such payments, where applicable, are associated with the payee, along with any necessary 1099 tax forms.
The "Awards/Prizes" expense type should not be used to pay or reimburse CWRU employees for any reason. Contact CWRU Accounts Payable for further information.