How to Apply

Recognizing students who make outstanding contributions to the campus community.

The 2018 Awards Form is Now Closed. Please check back in April 2019 to apply for 2018/2019 SU Awards!

Undergraduate Students may apply for up to three (3) Involvement and Centenary Awards listed on Awards Listing section of the website. All applicants applying for Centenary awards must be in their graduating year and have attained a minimum GPA of 3.5, with the exception of the Centenary Award for Excellence in Athletics. Coca-Cola Awards are not counted in the three and are open to graduate students.

All applicants are required to be registered students in the preceding Fall/Winter Semester. From these semesters, the applicants' GPA will be calculated (unless otherwise stated). Students with a cumulative GPA below 1.8 are ineligible for all awards. Students who do not meet the 3.5 GPA requirement wherever academic consideration is stated will have their application disqualified for those awards. The current round of awards is April 2018, with Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 being the preceding semesters.

Applications are now closed for the 2018 awards.

Late applications will NOT be considered.

You will be required to upload the following documents (Failure to submit required information or documentation will result in immediate disqualification):

1) One (1) resume outlining paid and volunteer experience, including dates (max. two pages).

2) One (1) personal statement, outlining why you qualify (max. 1 page or 500 words, whichever comes first).

3) Minimum (1) Maximum (2) letters of reference (max. 1 page, single-sided each).

4) Unofficial Transcript (You can access this through your BearTracks )

Ready to start?

• SU Involvement & Student Group Awards: Please check back in April 2019!

• SU Involvement Awards (Français): Please check back in April 2019!


Have a great professor? Nominate them for this award for the 2018/2019 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 the 2019 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 April 2019!

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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