VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

President's Awards for Community Engagement

Please use this webform to submit nominations for the President's Awards for Community Engagement.

All submissions are due by 4pm on May 31.

Please Note: all attachments must be submitted together in one PDF and uploaded here. Supporting materials can be included but must be limited to no more than 10 pages. Hyperlinks to web based materials are encouraged in the supporting materials package.

    • One nominating letter from faculty, staff or students, no more than three pages, which includes a narrative description advocating for and making the case for why this nominee’s accomplishments are outstanding relative to others doing community engaged work at VIU, and demonstrating how the nominee(s) meets the criteria for the award.

    • A minimum of two supporting letters from faculty, staff, students, community partners, and/or alumni that demonstrate how the nominee meets the criteria for the award. Each letter should be no more than two pages in length.

    • A current copy of nominee’s resume, CV or equivalent documentation to provide information about the background of the nominee.

    • (Optional) Supporting materials such as media clips, press releases, or articles related to Nominee’s community engaged work may be included and must be limited to no more than 10 pages. Hyperlinks to web based materials are encouraged, when available. Supporting evidence should be referenced in the nomination letter.

Please provide the name(s) of the nominee(s). Note whether or not the award is intended for an individual or a partnership.
Which award is this nomination for? If the nominee merits recognition for more than one of the awards, you can select up to two options.
Please provide the Faculty or Department that the nominee is employed in at VIU.
Please submit a 75 word bio on the nominee. Note that this bio will appear on the website if the recipient is selected for an award so ensure that the bio speaks to the recipient and why they merit this award.
How should the nominee's name appear on the award if they are selected by the adjudication committee?
Please indicate the name(s) of the nominator.
Please upload the nomination package as one complete PDF which should include: 1) a signed nomination form, 2) the nominating letter, 3) support letters (min 2), 4) a resume/CV or equivalent, 5) supporting materials (limited to 10 pages - hyperlinks encouraged).
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.