Social Science Students' Council Leadership Awards

Beginning 2008/2009 academic year, the SSSC's contribution is a result of the generosity of students in the Faculty of Social Science through their student donation fees and the leadership of the SSSC.

* Value: 11 at $3,100 each

Awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students registered in the Faculty of Social Science (main campus) in the previous year and who are currently registered in the Faculty of Social Science (main campus) in their second, third or fourth year, with a minimum 70% average. Students will be selected based on their demonstrated leadership and participation in extra-curricular activities on campus and/or at the local, national and international levels.

To apply, students must submit the application (see below) outlining their qualifications based on previous and current years, indicate if they were also engaged in paid employment during the relevant time period, and include two letters of reference. The due date for the 2023/24 SSSC Leadership Award is November 30th at 4:00 pm.

The scholarship committee for the Faculty of Social Science will select the recipients, with a preference for distributing awards to students across departments and programs in the Faculty of Social Science (main campus). A student may receive this award once during their undergraduate studies in the Faculty of Social Science at Western.  This award is open only to students completing their first undergraduate degree.

Download your application here:

Application in MS Word format

Application in PDF form 

Congratulations to 2023/2024 SSSC Leadership Award winners!

  • Raha Afkhami Nemati
  • Jahniah Coley
  • Emma Hedderson
  • Kathleena Henricus
  • Aisha Imana
  • Peter Kermack
  • Pe'er Krut
  • Ann Lei
  • Shreya Menon
  • Chloe Vanderlugt
  • Jenna Wight