Community Education Student of the Year Award 2020

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) is pleased to announce the third annual “Community Education Student of the Year Awards”.


Eligibility:
This year’s nominations are students who have undertaken formal study with an Australian not-for-profit community education organisation during the period 1 September 2019 through 31 August 2020, with nominations submitted through their community education provider.

Judging: Decisions on the Award winner/s will be based on the judging criteria of career and study achievements; communication, team and leadership skills development; and achievements in areas other than study and work, including community involvement. More details on judging criteria can be found in the Terms and Conditions link here (PDF).

Prizes: Cash prizes are proudly funded by the NSW Government.

Nominations: To download a copy of the Nomination Form (Word doc), please click here. For a copy of the Awards Terms and Conditions (PDF), please click here. CCA welcomes all nominations, not only from member organisationss. There is no nomination fee and no age limit, although students need to be at least 18 years old by 31 August 2020.

Photo above: CCA CEO, Dr Don Perlgut (L) with 2019 Winner, Carmel Kentwell (R), Atwea College student.

Due date: Please submit nomination forms by Monday 21 September 2020, preferably in Microsoft Word format, as email attachment(s) to admin@cca.edu.au, marked “2020 Student of The Year Nomination”.

Shortlisted entrants will be notified as soon as possible after the closing date through their nominating organisation.

The Awards will take place in Sydney in late November 2020. If it is not possible to have an in-person event, we will have a “virtual” event. (Students do not need to be present at the Awards event to receive an award.)

Decisions on the Award winner/s will be based on the nominating organisation’s nomination, based on the judging criteria of career and study achievements; communication, team and leadership skills development; and achievements in areas other than study and work, including community involvement. More details on judging criteria can be found in the Terms and Conditions.

Download a copy of the 2020 Nomination form here (Word document).

Download a copy of the 2020 Award Terms and Conditions here (PDF document) or view the webpage version here (html).

Previous winners: the 2017, 2018 and 2019 CCA Community Education Student of the Year Award winners and nominees are available here.