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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.

For further information, please contact Student Financial Services at finaid@guelphhumber.ca.

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