UM Sustainability Awards

The University of Manitoba Sustainability Awards recognize and celebrate the collaborative efforts of students and student groups to advance our campus commitment to excellence and leadership in sustainability.

The Sustainability Awards offer the opportunity to be recognized in the following categories:

Nominations will be reviewed and the award recipients will be selected by the U of M Sustainability Committee. The winners for the 2020 Sustainability Awards will be announced at Sustainability Night on March 4, 2020.

The deadline for application is February 9, 2020.

Click here to view the nomination form.


Categories

Undergraduate Sustainability Award

The individual demonstrates:

  • Leadership to educate, advocate and advance our understanding of sustainability in the campus context 
  • Sustainable environmental practices on campus and a keen interest in sustainability
  • The link between environmental, economic and social well-being and sustainability in their studies and/or campus activities

Eligibility

  • Must be full‐ or part‐time undergraduate student in good standing currently enrolled at the University of Manitoba 

Graduate Sustainability Award

The individual demonstrates:

  • Leadership to educate, advocate and advance our understanding of sustainability in the campus context 
  • Sustainable environmental practices on campus and a keen interest in sustainability
  • The link between environmental, economic and social well-being and sustainability in their studies and/or campus activities 

Eligibility:

  • Must be full‐ or part‐time graduate student in good standing currently enrolled at the University of Manitoba

Student Group Sustainability Award

This group demonstrates:

  • Collective leadership and achievement in educating, advocating and advancing our understanding of sustainability within the University of Manitoba campus community
  • A measurable and lasting impact on environmental, economic and social well-being

Eligibility:

  • Must be current UMSU student Organization/ Association or Club, student or graduate student Association or Group in good standing.
  • Individuals are not eligible to receive this award
  • Sustainability does not have to be in the student group’s mandate or mission statement

Staff Sustainability Award

This individual demonstrates:

  • Leadership to educate, advocate and advance our understanding of sustainability in the campus context 
  • Sustainable environmental practices on campus and a keen interest in sustainability
  • Sustainability may or may not be a defined job responsibility

Eligibility:

  • Must be an employee of the University of Manitoba.

Faculty Sustainability Award

This individual demonstrates:

  • Exceptional and continuous integration of sustainability into their teaching, research and engagement activities.

  • Classroom teaching, course design and assignment creation to engage their students to make new and unique contributions to the environmental, economic and social wellbeing of their campus and global community

  • Research focus within the sustainability field

  • Sustainable environmental practices on campus and a keen interest in sustainability

Eligibility:

  • Must be active University of Manitoba faculty member, instructor or postdoctoral fellow.

 

Nomination Process

Nomination form: https://forms.gle/ixTAKUwkRvPvLoxe6

 

Complete the nomination form through the link above and include the following information:

  • Candidates most important contribution to sustainability at the University of Manitoba and how it applies to the award you are nominating them for
  • Describe how the candidate fosters a culture of sustainability at the University of Manitoba
  • Describe how the accomplishments meet the selection criteria for the University of Manitoba Campus Sustainability Awards.
  • You may email any supporting material i.e. letters of support (maximum two pages) to sustainability@umanitoba.ca with the subject line ‘Sustainability Award: [nominees name]”

Nomination deadline: February 9, 2020
Questions? Email sustainability@umanitoba.ca