CSI’s Student of the Month Award aims to recognize outstanding Conestoga students who demonstrate unique achievement in leadership, community involvement and service to others.
This award has been established to acknowledge students who inspire to create dialogue and foster a great sense of community through participation in events, lectures, or other forms of community engagement.
This is to be awarded to Conestoga fee-paying students on the basis of academic merit and the candidate’s ability to demonstrate their leadership skills through extra-curricular and/or community involvement.
The recipient of the Student of the Month award shall receive a certificate and $1,000.
The Student of the Month award is open to currently enrolled fee-paying students at Conestoga College. The following criteria will be considered in evaluating applications:
- Does the student demonstrate academic excellence?
- Are leadership skills demonstrated through extra-curricular and or community involvement?
- Does the student demonstrate interest in public service?
- Does the student promote dialogue that promotes cross-cultural & social discourse?
- Does the student engage with communities within and outside of campus boundaries?
- Does the student engage a significant portion of the student community?
How to apply
Applicants must fill out all components of the application form. The application only needs to be submitted once per semester to be considered each month. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must include the following:
- Student of the Month Award Application Form.
- Letters of support: The application must include one recommendation letter from anyone in support for the applicant from students, faculty, staff, alumni, employer or a community member.
- The student of the month becomes available on the first day of every month.
- Applications submitted after the due date will be considered the following month.
- The successful candidate for this award will be announced before the end of every month.
February: February 15th, 2021
March: March 12th, 2021
April: April 9th, 2021