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Leadership Awards

The University of Guelph-Humber offers a number of awards recognizing students who continue to excel outside of the classroom while on campus, including:

Michael Nightingale Community Enrichment Award

This annual award has been established to honour Michael Nightingale, who served as the first Vice-Provost and Chief Academic Officer at the University of Guelph-Humber from 2001 to 2005. Throughout his tenure, Michael’s vision and dedication were critical in shaping both the academic and co-curricular environments at the University of Guelph-Humber.

This award is presented to a graduating student who has made significant contributions to the University of Guelph-Humber community, beyond their own program of study, and shares Michael Nightingale’s commitment to enriching the student experience at the University. The award consists of a certificate of honour, a permanent plaque displayed in the University of Guelph-Humber building, and a cash prize of $1,000.

Nominate a student for the Michael Nightingale Community Enrichment Award.

The deadline to apply to this scholarship is February 15.

University of Guelph-Humber Gold Medallion for Leadership Excellence

The University of Guelph-Humber recognizes the important role student leaders play on our campus. The University of Guelph-Humber Gold Medallion for Leadership Excellence recognizes students who have made significant, ongoing leadership contributions to their program. The University of Guelph-Humber Gold Medallion for Leadership Excellence recognizes students who have demonstrated leadership within their area of study, in the classroom and/or beyond.

Apply for the University of Guelph-Humber Gold Medallion for Leadership Excellence.

The deadline to apply is February 15.

Leadership Development Conference Fund

Student leaders play an instrumental role in shaping student life at the University of Guelph-Humber. The Leadership Development Conference Fund has been created to help students enhance their leadership skills by sponsoring them to attend a professional conference.

Funds will be awarded to students to use towards a conference. This may include registration, accommodations while at the conference, and/or travel to and from the conference. Successful candidates will receive the fund in the form of a reimbursement (the student must submit a receipt, invoice or registration confirmation, and a cheque will be issued).

Apply for the Leadership Development Conference Fund.

The deadline to apply is October 7.