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The Douglas College Award of Distinction for Educational Excellence recognizes the best Douglas College has to offer the world – an individual who strives for excellence in learning and is passionate about the community.
Nominations for this award are submitted annually by individual faculty members to the Douglas College Education Council Selection Committee for review. The chosen recipient will receive a cash award, valued at $500, and enjoy a private lunch with the College President in recognition of their accomplishments.
Eligible Nominees must:
a. Have a min GPA of 3.33
b. Be enrolled, or have been enrolled, in a minimum of nine (9) credits in any program within any Faculty during the Fall or Winter semester of the current academic year
c. Demonstrate involvement in the community and/or College as evidenced through volunteer service for the benefit of others as a social responsibility rather than a financial reward or academic credit
d. Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, refugee or international student
Nomination Package must include:
1. A Nomination Form completed by the original Faculty nominator and signed by the nominator, nominee and Associate Registrar.
2. Two additional letters of recommendation obtained by the student, from either a Douglas College faculty or staff member other than the original nominator. One of these letters could also be submitted by an individual member of the students’ external community.
3. At least one letter of recommendation obtained by the student from a Volunteer Supervisor.
4. A Volunteer Activity Record form.
5. A current resume.
Please consider nominating a student by completing the Douglas College Faculty Nomination Form:
COLLEGE FACULTY NOMINATION FORM LINK (FILLABLE)
Nomination Package Student Forms:
NOMINEE CHECKLIST LINK
ORGANIZATION REFERENCE FORM LINK
ACTIVITY RECORD FORM (FILLABLE) LINK
Deadline: January 25th @ 4:00pm
The complete package is assembled by a nominated student and submitted to Administration (Room 4900), New West Campus
contact Marni Westerman, Chair of the Educational Excellence Committee with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org