Call for Nominations

Deadline: Tuesday, April 14, 2020, Midnight 

Submit your student nomination

SALTISE Support of Pedagogical Innovation, Graduate Student Award 

The SALTISE “Student Award” recognizes students who stand as contributors to the SALTISE community through the promotion of academic excellence, use of innovative pedagogies in their role as Teaching Assistants (TA), Research Assistants (RA), Course Lecturers and other tasks that support and/or are consistent with the goals of the SALTISE community.

A candidate for the Award participates in efforts to implement evidence-based student-centred pedagogies – i.e., work with faculty pedagogical innovators, participate within teaching and learning fellowship programs, contribute to presentations and development of designed pedagogical materials, etc. They are recognized by faculty (and administrators) for their efforts in supporting and mentoring peers, as fellow learners. 

  • SALTISE this year is sponsoring 2 post-secondary student awards – Value: $250/ each
  • Student awards will be presented at the SALTISE 2020 conference in June.

History of the Award

  • The SALTISE student award was presented for the first time at the SALTISE 2019 conference to Armin Yazdani, graduate student at McGill University. 

Eligibility Criteria Required 

  • Student must be from a Quebec post-secondary institution, English or French.
  • Students must demonstrate their support and/or are consistent with the goals of the SALTISE community as described in the nomination letter.

In addition, students may have one or more of the following attributes:

  • Supports the implementation or development of student-centered pedagogies
  • Promotes transformative teaching that models practices and thinking of the discipline
  • Makes a special contribution to faculty, teaching and learning departments, pedagogical communities of practice  (i.e., supports the development of workshops, conference presentations, workings of local communities of practice, etc.)
  • Is a mentor to their student groups; an inspiration to their instructors
  • Is committed to their own learning about pedagogy and practices that engage in authentic problems and situations
  • Promotes the effective use of evidence-based practices and associated technologies

Nomination submission instructions:

  • Name of nominee and contact email
  • Institution, Department and/or Program
  • A brief letter/abstract (250 words) describing why the nominee deserves this award
  • Additional nomination letter(s) of support – The nomination should be accompanied by (at least one and at most three) letters of support indicating the extent of the nominee’s contribution to SALTISE.

Applications may be written in English or French.

If you wish to nominate a post-secondary student, please complete the form below.

Submit your student nomination