Student Leadership Recognition Award FAQ
Why should I apply for the Student Leadership Recognition Award?
The SLRA can accompany your degree and it will also be documented on your Co-Curricular Record. It will reinforce your demonstrated leadership qualities and skills during your academic career at Saint Mary’s University.
When is the application deadline?
The application will open Tuesday, January 8th, 2019. The application deadline is Friday, February 1st, 2019. Supplementary documents have to be received no later than 11:00 AM on Friday, February 1st, 2019.
Where can I pick up and drop off the application?
Please submit your Fall 2017 SLRA Application online. Supplementary documents (unofficial academic transcript, official Co-Curricular Record, and one character reference) have to be received by Career Services no later than 11:00 AM on Friday, February 1st, 2019. The character reference can either be brought over in a sealed envelope or it can be delivered by mail. Once your Co-Curricular Record is printed it will be handed over to Career Services Secretary, 4th floor Student Centre.
How do I know that I qualified for the SLRA?
Given that the application criteria have been met, you will be qualified for the award and you will be notified via email by Friday, March 16th, 2018. Up to three selected recipients per faculty will be contacted.
If you are qualified to receive the SLRA but have not been chosen as a recipient for that term, we encourage you to reapply next semester and continue with your involvement in leadership and other co-curricular activities.
How many students receive the SLRA each academic semester?
The Student Leadership Recognition Award is very competitive. Up to three students are selected each academic semester from each of the four faculties. In total, up to 12 students are selected from the Faculty of Arts, including students that are enrolled in the Department of Environmental Studies, the Sobey School of Business, the Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.
Who reviews the applications?
A selection committee called the Student Leadership Recognition Award Adjudication Committee will review the applications.
Who can I bring to the SLRA Ceremony?
You are welcome to bring friends and family to the Ceremony. Please inform the CCR coordinator via email at CCR@smu.ca with the number of guests for us to plan accordingly.
If you have further questions regarding the Student Leadership Recognition Award please contact: