Departmental Awards for Undergraduate Students

Application Deadline - March 20, 2023

Please email completed applications to polisci@mun.ca 

 

MUNL Political Science and Law and Public Policy Awards

 

Community Award Application

This award will go to a student who takes their passion for politics and current issues beyond the classroom and into the wider community. It recognizes instances of inspiration and excitement generated in broader societal contexts that originate in political science education. The recipient will be creative and inclusive in their approach, and dynamically apply their learning to community initiatives. This student should demonstrate a particular interest and passion for political or legal knowledge and be using it practically to advance community issues and initiatives through work or volunteerism. Students who are interested in applying for this award must nominate themselves.

 

Commitment to Departmental Community Award Application

This award will go to a student who is committed to participating in and fostering a sense of community in the Political Science department. This student should be widely recognized for making others feel like a part of the departmental community, helping new members feel welcome, and helping them make sense of the way forward in their studies. In the classroom, this student should practice collegiality, and in general, they should be committed to breathing life into the department and embodying why someone might want to join it. This award recognizes student resilience, perseverance, reliability, responsibility, creativity, and leadership ••in addition to their academic achievements. Students must be nominated for this award. Nominations must come from students, faculty and staff associated with the Political Science department.

 

Supportive Student-Collegiality Award Application

This award will go to a student widely recognized for friendly actions and thoughtfulness which ease the rigours of day-to-day student life. The recipient is someone who has supported others both inside and outside the classroom, and who exemplifies kindness and selflessness in wanting to help fellow students thrive. The recipient will be someone who fosters student solidarity by opening space for discussion and practicing collegiality by building up fellow students. Such a student will embody resilience, perseverance, and creativity by overcoming challenges in their own lives and striving to help others do the same. Students must be nominated for this award. Nominations must come from students, faculty and staff associated with the Political Science department.