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Lieutenant Governor's Community Volunteer Award for Students

HOW TO NOMINATE

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The Lieutenant Governor's Community Volunteer Award for Students pays tribute to students who not only complete the required number of volunteer hours to graduate, but who go above and beyond.

Each year, an award is given to one graduating student at each of Ontario's secondary schools.

Nomination process

Who is eligible?

The award is for students who are graduating from an Ontario high school (public, provincial, private and demonstration).

 

How do I nominate a student?

In the spring of each year, call-for-nomination letters are sent to all Ontario high school principals. Principals or a designated student group can nominate students for this award.

To submit online:

If submitting online, the electronic process will allow you to:

  • Save your submission package on your desktop, as often as needed.
  • Build your submission package as you go.
  • Submit your package now, or at a later date, when it is ready and complete.
  1. Download the latest version of Adobe Reader Adobe Reader free from the Adobe website.
  2. Right-click and save the blank form on your computer desktop.
  3. First open Adobe Reader, then open the form saved on your computer desktop.
  4. Fill out the form according to the instructions.
  5. Save and print a copy of the completed form and supporting documents for your records.
  6. Submit your completed form online.

Submit by post:

  • You will not be able to save any information you type in the submission form.
  • You will be able to type information in the form then print it, or print the form first then complete it by hand.
  • Please include all mandatory documentation with the completed form prior to posting.
  1. Download the latest version of Adobe Reader Adobe Reader free from the Adobe website.
  2. Right-click and save the blank form on your computer desktop.
  3. First open Adobe Reader, then open the form saved on your computer desktop.
  4. Fill out the form according to the instructions.
  5. Print a copy of the completed form for your records.
  6. Submit your completed form and all mandatory supporting documents by post.

When is the deadline?

There is no deadline; when returning the student recipient information forms, schools should allow a minimum of three to four weeks for delivery of the pin, letter and certificate.

How are recipients selected?

School principals, or their designate, select a student from their school and complete and sign the recipient information form.

A school committee dedicated to student recognition can also name a recipient and complete the recipient information form, which must also be signed by the principal or his or her designate.

How are the awards presented?

The awards are sent to participating high schools for presentation at an assembly or graduation ceremony.

Need more information

Refer to the nomination form to get more details about program requirements.

Contact Us

Email: ontariohonoursandawards@ontario.ca

Phone: 416-314-7526
Toll-free: 1-877-832-8622
TTY: 416-327-2391

Mail: Ontario Honours and Awards Secretariat
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
400 University Avenue, 4th Floor
Toronto, ON
M7A 2R9