DSU Student Awards

DSU Award Winners

🏆Dawson Student Union is proud to present the launch of its student awards and bursaries program in Fall 2022. DSU created Students Awards to encourage students to engage in campus life, reward academic accomplishements and perseverance, and provide monetary support ro exceptional Dawson students.

⭐️ Thirty fourth awards are available to students who attended Dawson College and excelled during the Fall 2022.

📝Applications are now open and close on Friday, December 9th  2022 at midnight.

📩Please submit required information and any questions to [email protected]


Student Life 150$ x 20

We are looking to reward students who made an impact by getting involved in student life and in their community whether that is through participating in event volunteering, fundraising events, office volunteering, activist initiatives, etc. There is no minimum volunteer hours needed as we are encouraging all students to participate as much as possible! So it’s not too late to start volunteering! 

To apply for this award, you can send a cover letter (350-500 words) to [email protected] explaining your involvement in your community, your experience while volunteering, why you believe you should receive the award and end it with a good joke!

Cover Letter

  • Type of involvement
  • Experience while volunteering 
  • Why you deserve the award
  • A good joke 

Dedication Award 250$ x 7

We are looking to reward students who have demonstrated constant effort towards maintaining a strong academic record. Although proof of volunteering could increase favorability, it is not a requirement to be eligible for this award as we simply want to honor and encourage our students in their educational journey! 

To apply for this award, you can send a cover letter (500-600 words) to [email protected] explaining your academic journey, your academic goals, your accomplishments, your motivation, why you believe you should receive the award and end it with a good joke! 

  • Constant effort towards academic record
  • Volunteering proof could increase favorability

Come-Up Award 250$ x 5

We are looking to reward students who have demonstrated unwavering effort towards improving their academic record. Although proof of volunteering could increase favorability, it is not a requirement to be eligible for this award as we simply want to reward and encourage our students in their educational journey! 

To apply for this award, you can send a cover letter (600-800 words) to [email protected] explaining your academic journey, your academic goals, your accomplishments, why you believe you should receive the award and end it with a good joke!

  • Unwavering dedication to improvement academic record 
  • Volunteering proof could increase favorability
  • This award is to highlight 

Cover Letter

  • Academic journey & your goals 
  • Your accomplishments
  • Why you deserve the award
  • A good joke

Peace Award 750$ x 2

We are looking to reward students who played a pivotal part in a project that significantly impacted the community such as student led groups or independent projects. There is no minimum volunteer hours needed as we are encouraging all students to participate as much as possible! 

To apply for this award, you can send a cover letter (700-1000 words) to [email protected] explaining your involvement in your community, your goals, your accomplishments, why you believe you should receive the award and end it with a good joke! 

  • Involvement in successful projects that significantly impacted the community 
  • Volunteering proof could increase favorability 
  • Give examples: Coda, Medlife, Mask Recycling, Climate Change, etc.

Cover Letter

  • Explain your involvement & your goals
  • Your accomplishments
  • Why you deserve the award
  • A good joke