Academic Awards

Every year, ASFA gives out awards to students in THE Arts and Science Faculty. THe 2019 application deadline is May 19th.

 

Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Concordia Community
This award is given to a student who has created a sense of community at Concordia by contributing to student life and has demonstrated that their efforts have had a positive impact on the Concordia community. The minimum required GPA for this award is 3.0. The winner of this award will receive $300. Four (4) awards are given out annually. 

To apply, please include: a letter of intent explaining why you merit the award, unofficial academic transcript

Award for Academic Achievement

This award is designed to recognize an arts and science student who has excelled in their academic career at Concordia. The minimum required GPA for this award is 3.8. The winner of this award shall receive $300. Four (4) awards are given out annually. 

To apply, please include: unofficial academic transcript

Damon Hartung Award
This award was created to honour the life of Damon Hartung who contributed to ASFA for three years and showed a dedication to his community by creating new projects. Applicants interested should have contributed to the Arts and Science community by bringing novel additions to student life and/or academics while remaining in strong academic standing. The minimum required GPA for this award is 3.0. The winner shall receive $600. One (1) award is given out annually. 

To apply, please include: a letter of intent explaining why you merit the award, unofficial academic transcript

Meghna Atwal Award
This award was created to honour the life of Meghna Atwal who contributed to ASFA for three years and showed a dedication to her community by creating new projects. Applicants interested should have contributed to the Arts and Science community by bringing novel additions to student life and/or academics. Applicants must also be registered in a double major, honours or specialization. There is no minimum requirement GPA for this award. The winner shall receive $400. One (1) award is given out annually. 

To apply, please include: a letter of intent explaining why you merit the award, unofficial academic transcript

Award for Academic Improvement

This award is designed to recognize a student who has greatly improved their GPA throughout the academic year. The winner of this award shall receive 250$. Two (2) awards will be given out annually.

To apply, please include: unofficial academic transcript.

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Bursary

The First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Bursary is available exclusively to Native, Inuit & Métis students regardless of status and is not based on academic merit, but rather financial need. The winner of this award shall receive 450$. Two (2) awards will be given out annually. This award is given in conjunction by ASFA, the First People’s Studies Student Association (FPSTMA) and the Sociology and Anthropology Student Union (SASU).

To apply, please include: a letter of intent explaining why you merit the award.


How to Apply

To apply for an award, send an email to academic@asfa.ca before May 19th, 2019. The subject line of your email should include your name and the name of the award you are applying for. Awards will be sent by mail, so please include a mailing address in the body of your email. Specific requirements for each application are listed under the award descriptions. All letters and and transcripts should be attached to your application email.

Eligibility

Current students in the Arts and Science Faculty are eligible for ASFA awards. Current ASFA executives and current members of the ASFA Academic Committee will not be considered.