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Faculty/Staff Nominations


The following awards are nominations from a Seneca faculty or staff member.

If the criteria below applies to you, please contact a Seneca faculty or staff member to consider nominating you for the W.T. Newnham Leadership Awards or Stephen E. Quinlan Award.

The deadline to submit nominations is 4 p.m. on February 12, 2019


W. T. Newnham Leadership Award ($1000)

This trophy and award is presented to a student in their last year of studies, who has demonstrated their ability to function as a leader of students leaders in the enhancement of the quality of student life at Seneca College. A minimum GPA of 2.5, plus outstanding leadership related to a short term project or a yearlong activity will be the major criterion.

W.T. Newnham Nomination Form is available here.

Stephen E. Quinlan Award ($1000)

The Seneca Student Federation Inc. will annually present a trophy and award created to recognize and honour retired President, Stephen E. Quinlan. A large trophy with the name of each year's winner will be displayed at the college and the winner will receive a commemorative trophy as a keepsake.

The major criteria for the award include:

  • Academic achievement (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0);
  • Significant contribution to assisting other students in a voluntary capacity;
  • Contribution to assisting others in the community beyond Seneca College;
  • Demonstration of strong personal integrity, sound character and tenacity.

Stephen E. Quinlan Nomination Form is available here.