Recognizing students who make outstanding contributions to the campus community.
Awards Applications for 2016-2017 are now OPEN.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: If I received an award in a previous year, can I apply for the same award this year?
A: No, you can’t apply for the same award if you received it previously.
Q: Is Coca-Cola Achievement award and SU Award for Excellence considered one of the three awards we are allowed to apply for?
A: No. You can apply for three in addition to those.
Q: Do I need a personal statement for each award I am applying for?
A: You will only submit one statement for all awards you wish to be considered for. We recommend that you tailor your statement to the award that you believe that you are most qualified for but take into consideration the criteria for all awards you apply for.
Q: Is there a GPA cutoff for awards that consider academic standing?
A: Yes. Our minimum GPA to apply for is 1.8 However for the awards that list "Academic Standing is a consideration for this award", your GPA is considered to be important but is not a fixed number.
Q: Do we need to be enrolled at the UofA for the upcoming 2017-18 year to be able to apply? I just completed my degree in the winter 2017 semester.
A: You are eligible to apply if you were enrolled in the Fall 2016/Winter 2017 academic year. The awards recognize achievement from the previous year, so you can still apply if you are graduating in June 2017.
Q: I am attempting to submit an application, however the link takes me to a page that informs me that I need permission to view the Google form.
A: Make sure to apply/ logged in with your Ualberta account. If you are still having trouble, email us at email@example.com
Q: When you say individuals in their graduating year, do I need to be entering my final year or finished my final year?
A: You must be finished or finishing your final year to qualify for awards specifically for individuals in their graduating year. The latest you can convocate is November 2017.
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