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Student Empowerment Award

Award Description

The TRUSU Student Empowerment Award is given out each year to a TRU student and a TRU employee who demonstrate excellence in empowering students to participate as engaged citizens on campus or in the broader community.

Recipients of this award will receive a $2,000 tuition fee credit and $2,000 in professional development funds respectively. 


​​​​​​Nominations to be considered for this award should:

Outline in detail the project, program, or initiative that empowered students to participate as citizens at a campus, regional, municipal, provincial, federal, or international level including but not limited to:

  • the process in which students were empowered to participate as citizens
  • the students who were empowered to participate and how the project, program, or initiative empowered them.
  • the role the nominee played in the project, program, or initiative.