How to Apply

SU Awards: Recognizing students who make outstanding contributions to the campus community.

Students' Union Awards Program

Awards applications for the for the 2016/2017 school year are now closed!

Check back in April 2018.


Have a great professor? Nominate them for this award for the 2017/2018 school year!

SALUTE was developed in 1997 by Students’ Council to promote and encourage excellence in teaching by recognizing faculty members who make outstanding contributions in their roles as undergraduate instructors at the University of Alberta. Students may nominate professors for SALUTE based upon criteria that students consider essential in an excellent teacher.

You will be required to complete this application form. You will need the following information for the application:

Basic Information

  • Your Name

  • Your Student ID number

  • Your Email Adress

  • Name of the instructor you are nominating

  • Which Faculty does your instructor work for?

  • Email of the instructor you are nominating

Nomination Questions

  • Please describe the teaching styles and methods used by the instructor in the classroom that enhanced your learning experience. (max 300 words)

  • Describe the support the instructor offered to students outside of class time, their extra curricular participation, and their involvement in department affairs and university committees (if applicable). (max 300 words) One (1) letter of nomination. Maximum 500 words. Please indicate teaching style and methods used in the classroom, relationship with students outside of class, extra curricular involvement, involvement in department affairs and university commitees.

Optional Supporting Documents

  • Signature sheet of students who support this nomination. (Minimum 10, maximum 25). Full name and student ID must be included. Student signing must be registered in at least one 3 credit undergraduate course at the University of Alberta.

  • Letters of support. Maximum of three letters, one page in length. These can be from faculty, alumni, students or members of the community who are knowledgeable about the instructor's current contributions to undergraduate teaching.

Are you ready? Submit your application HERE

Please submit the optional documents by email to, or in person at the Student Life Central desk in 0-81 SUB.

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