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SSSC Leadership Awards

Congratulations to 2016/2017 SSSC Leadership Award winners!

Rebecca Amoah Tully Cogswell Salha Hamad
Trevor Hunt Emma Kushnir Heather Lamourie
Liana Langley Mitchell Nicholson Harry Orbach-Miller
Samantha Smyth Robyn Wood

Beginning 2008/2009 academic year, the SSSC's contribution is a result of the generosity of students in the Faculty of Social Science through their student donation fees and the leadership of the SSSC.

This generous contribution of $375,000 will be held at the University and used on an expendable and endowed basis to establish and support the Social Science Students' Council Leadership Awards as follows:

Social Science Students' Council Leadership Awards

Value: 11 at $1,800 each

Awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students registered in the Faculty of Social Science (main campus) in the previous year and who are currently registered in the Faculty of Social Science (main campus) in their second, third or fourth year, with a minimum 70% average. Students will be selected based on their demonstrated leadership and participation in extra-curricular activities on campus and/or at the local, national and international levels.

To apply, students must submit the application (see below) outlining their qualifications based on previous and current years, indicate if he or she was also engaged in paid employment during the relevant time period, and include two letters of reference. Due date is November 30. The scholarship committee for the Faculty of Social Science will select the recipients, with a preference for distributing awards to students across departments and programs in the Faculty of Social Science (main campus). A student may receive this award once during their undergraduate studies in the Faculty of Social Science at Western.  This award is open only to students completing their first undergraduate degree.