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AWARDS

Each year, the Augustana Students' Association invites Augustana students, Faculty, and Staff to nominate deserving individuals and clubs to honour their dedication to campus and community at the annual Leadership Awards Night.

There are several categories of awards available, with a brief description of each presented below.

ASA Leadership and Club Awards submission

Using the nomination forms listed below answer several questions including:

  • Nominee

  • Award Nominated

  • Reason for nomination

Nominators are welcome to submit nominations in as many categories as they would like.

 

ASA Leadership Awards


Betty Ostenrud Award - Faculty
The Betty Ostenrud award for Faculty is given each year to recognize one of our outstanding Faculty (academic) members for attributes such as: outstanding dedication, service to school and community, and personal contributions (time and effort) to the students of Augustana.

Betty Ostenrud Award - Staff
The Betty Ostenrud award for Staff is given each year to recognize one of our outstanding non-academic Staff members for attributes such as: outstanding dedication, service to school and community, and personal contributions (time and effort) to the students of Augustana.

Heather Huber Memorial Award - Student
The Heather Huber Memorial Award will be given each year to recognize one outstanding student for leadership. These a attributes include, but are not limited to, being upstanding members of the Augustana Students’ Association, playing a large role with the ASA through its Clubs, Committees and Councils or other leadership roles in the Augustana community like Fina Arts or Athletics.

Additional consideration and preference for the Heather Huber Memorial Award is typically given to those students that:

  • have 3rd or 4th year member status

  • are set to graduate this year

ASA Leadership Awards Nomination Form

Club Awards

 

Best New Club

Given to a club with ½ or 1st year status that have made a visible impact as evidenced by events and student engagement.

 

Most Improved Club
Given to a club that has demonstrated marked improvement from one year to the next. This improvement can include, but is not limited to, club memberships, attendance of events, student engagement, and frequency of events/meetings throughout the year.

Best Overall Club
Given to a club that has 2nd year (or greater) status and a large presence on campus. The club should be recognizable as having led events and engaged a large number of students, providing great impact on the campus community.

Club Awards Nomination Form

ASA Student Recognition Awards

This award recognizes students who have demonstrated initiative and/or been involved in the Augustana community as a whole. It is for students who are involved in bettering the student life of their peers, working towards a better campus, or the greater UofA community through Augustana. The Augustana Students’ Association deeply values and appreciates the involvement of students in all aspects of campus and scholarly life and this award is aimed to showcase and recognize these students. The award is funded by the ASA, by students, for students.

The ASA Student Recognition Award is self-nomination.

Criteria
Nominees must:

  • be enrolled in Augustana as a full-time student (min 24 credits for the fall/winter academic year) at the time of application

  • demonstrate current involvement in the Augustana community, with consideration of past involvement. Involvement as defined by contributing to the Augustana community in one or more of the following areas: extracurricular, athletics, scholarly, other

  • be in good academic standing, as defined as having a minimum 2.5 overall GPA and a minimum 2.7 GPA in the previous two academic semesters, demonstrating academic growth

 

Student Recognition Awards Submission
Using the nomination form listed below, write and submit a short essay, 500-1000 words, describing involvement in the Augustana community, how this has contributed and impacted the community, and how nominee has grown as an individual and a member of the community.

Only one application may be submitted per student.

ASA Student Recognition Award Nomination Form

All applications should be submitted through their respective forms by the deadline date. Any questions can be directed to augsa@ualberta.ca.

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