Do you know a student who demonstrates exceptional vision, passion, commitment, great leadership skills, and who's actions are helping to bridge the local and the global?
Do you know a student who is building bridges between communities on campus, in the city, the Province, and around the world?
Have you got a friend who inspires you, motivates you, or challenges you to think globally, act locally, or just change the way you see things?
If you do, we are asking students, faculty, and support staff to nominate them for this new prize.
Two cash prizes and a certificate will be made annually.
All students are eligible.
Terms of Reference:
The International Centre for Students (ICS), through its World W.I.S.E. Resource Centre, offers an annual prize to encourage students at the University of Manitoba to participate in activities that celebrate diversity, curiosity, respect, mutual understanding, and will expand their horizons and develop global skill sets.
Each year, the Centre will offer two prizes of $200 each and a commemorative certificate. One prize will be allocated to a domestic student and one to an international student, who:
(1) is enrolled full-time in any Faculty or School and is seeking a degree from the University of Manitoba;
(2) (i) as an undergraduate student in the Undergraduate Medical Education Program, is in good academic standing, or as an undergraduate student in any other program has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 2.5; or
(ii) as a graduate student, has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0 based on the last 60 credit hours of study;
(3) has demonstrated exceptional vision and leadership, and who has best demonstrated good global citizenship through (i) his or her participation in activities that bridge local and global communities and (ii) by actions that demonstrate how students are making vital contributions to civil society and are responding constructively to the emerging issues experienced by local and global communities.
Nominations from University of Manitoba students, faculty, or full-time staff, will be submitted to the Director of the International Centre for Students (or designate).
The selection committee will be named by, and will include, the Director of the International Centre for Students (or designate) as chair, one domestic and one international student, one faculty member and one support staff member.
Established: Senate, December 3, 2008
Revised: Senate, April 1, 2009
For a PDF copy of the 2013 Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership & Global Citizenship poster, click HERE.
For a PDF version of the 2013 Application Form, click HERE.
Nomination Deadline: December 14, 2012.
2012 Nahlah Ayed Prize Winners:
Emmanuel Rotimi (Timi) Ojo and Oluwatomi Layo (Tito) Daodu
2011 Nahlah Ayed Prize Winners:
Kirstie Peden and Emem Ukpong
2010 Nahlah Ayed Prize Winners:
Click HERE to meet the winners of the 2010 Nahlah Ayed Prize: Peter Mwaura Karari and Laura Husak.
2013 Application Deadline:
December 14, 2012
Congratulations to our 2012 Nahlah Ayed Prize winners:
EMMANUEL ROTIMI (TIMI) OJO
OLUWATOMI LAYO (TITO) DAODU