GSA Leadership Awards

The Graduate Student Association (GSA), in conjunction with the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) and the Office of the President, annually recognize student leaders at the University of Waterloo through the Presidents' Leadership Awards. Recipients of the awards will have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in various ways at the University of Waterloo and/or in the surrounding community.


To nominate a graduate student for the GSA Leadership Award, complete and submit the nomination form. The nomination period will open from February 3, 2020 until February 24, 2020

Applications will be reviewed to determine if the individual falls within the scope of one or more of the following criteria:

  • Is a a graduate student at the University of Waterloo 
  • Demonstrated leadership in service to or benefiting graduate students at the University of Waterloo
  • Involvement and contributions to graduate student life within the Graduate Student Association or at the University of Waterloo