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WUSA Leadership Awards
Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA, previously known as Feds), the Graduate Student Association (GSA), and the Office of the President (OTP) are recognizing student leaders at the University of Waterloo through the President, WUSA, and GSA Leadership Awards. Recipients of the awards will have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in various ways at the University of Waterloo and/or in the surrounding community.
Winners are recognized at the annual Presidents' Leadership Awards Banquet where they will be presented with an award. Successful nominees and their nominators will be invited to attend the event where they will have an opportunity to connect with the WUSA Executives, GSA Executives, and prestigious guests from the University.
Nominations and Criteria
Depending on eligibility, student leaders may be nominated for the following awards:
WUSA Undergraduate Student Leadership Awards:
Awards up to ten Waterloo undergraduate students. Applicants will be reviewed to determine if the individual falls within the scope of one or more of the following criteria:
- Is an undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo;
- Leadership in a student leadership position(s) in the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association;
- Service to the undergraduate students at the University of Waterloo;
- Involvement and contributions to undergraduate student life within the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association and at the University of Waterloo.
Presidents' Student Leadership Awards:
Awards one undergraduate and one graduate student which are chosen from the nominees of the WUSA and GSA awards. Undergraduate applicants will be reviewed will be reviewed to determine if the individual meets the following criteria:
- Must be a Waterloo undergraduate student;
- Granted in recognition of outstanding leadership, volunteer service, contribution and/or special achievement in co-curricular activities;
- Leadership marker by outstanding efforts, or innovative actions;
- Demonstrates excellence in commitment to the UWaterloo community;
- Inspires and encourages the personal and professional development of others.
You will be able to indicate if you’d like your nominee to be considered for this award in addition to the WUSA award on the nomination form.
Past winners of the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association Leadership Awards!
Michael Brock Li
Fiqir Mequenent Worku
Mikaela Quinlyn Ney
Cai de Ridder
Cristian Vishnu Mustatea
Alexander (AJ) Wray
Joel Le Forestier
Jacky Au Duong
Caustan De Riggs
Claire Van Nierop