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Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity Impact Award

Nomination deadline:  February 3, 2020 at 8:30 am

Download Nomination Form 

Save completed nomination form on your computer, then send as an email attachment to: with the subject line: EDI Impact Award Nomination

The Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity Impact Award will be presented annually to Queen’s students, individuals and groups, who have shown their commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion. Up to two awards will be granted annually to students (individuals or groups) who have contributed to making Queen’s a more inclusive campus. The recipients will demonstrate contributions to furthering an understanding of the interplay and intersections among different identities on campus and their work will show that diversity strengthens the Queen’s community.


  • Open to both undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Recognition is for demonstrated involvement in, and commitment to, social justice causes that impact the Queen’s community on a broad or small scale;
  • Nominees can be associated with any Queen’s program, department, club, organization, or student-led initiative, or a community partner/organization;
  • Self-nominations are not accepted.

Selection Criteria:   

A strong nomination will demonstrate:

  • Impact on the Queen’s community;
  • Commitment to the principles of EDI in both co-curricular/extra-curricular involvement and personal development;
  • Support for nomination.

Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee coordinated by the Office of the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs.  Successful nominees and nominators will be notified.  Other nominators, please check this webpage for the announcement of recipients.

Number of Awards:  

A maximum of two awards conferred in March of each calendar year


Recipient(s) will be recognized at Student Recognition Reception sponsored by the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs.


2019 Recipients: Rebecca Gordon (Ed’19) and The Executive of the African and Caribbean Students’ Association (ACSA)

2018 Recipients: Aniqa Mazumder (Artsci'18) and Xin Sun (Artsci’18)