APPLY: ECU Vice-Chancellor’s Student Award for Engagement


ECU Vice-Chancellor’s Student Award for Engagement

The ECU Vice-Chancellor’s Student Award for Engagement is awarded by the University to recognise a nominated student or student team, who has demonstrated outstanding engagement with external communities and has contributed to the achievement of the University’s strategic priorities through engagement activities in 2017. University students and staff, and representative bodies external to the University, may nominate any eligible student or a student team. The award includes a payment of $5,000 to the successful student or team.

 At a glance

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for nomination, you must:

  • have enrolled in at least one unit at ECU in 2017, and not formally withdrawn or deferred before census date for that unit;
  • hold an academic status of good standing at time of nomination;
  • be nominated by a third party (self-nominations will not be accepted);
  • not be in a paid position in the university if being nominated as part of a team; and
  • for student groups, demonstrate working with the ECU Student Guild.

Please also note:

  • recipients of a previous year’s award are eligible;
  • a student or student team may be nominated for this award and other Vice-Chancellor’s Student Awards in the same period; and
  • if nominating a student group it expected that the group will have worked with the Student Guild and this will be demonstrated in the nomination.

Selection criteria

Selection will be decided by a panel and will be based on the strength of the nomination and the demonstrated engagement.

How to nominate

Before nominating a student, please read the Guide for Nominators, then fill out the Nomination Form.

Nominations are required be submitted on the forms provided and in the format stated.

Nominations can be from:

  • University students;
  • University staff; or
  • Representative bodies external to the University.

Self-nominations will not be accepted.


Opening date: 1-05-2017
 Closing date: 11-08-2017

For more information

Download the Vice Chancellors Student Awards Policy and Guidelines document or contact the Scholarships Office. Protection Status



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