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Applications are being accepted for the 20th Presidential Awards for Extracurricular Activities


The Presidential Awards for Extracurricular Activities were established for the purpose of recognizing outstanding extracurricular activities and in order to reinvigorate and improve student activities. This year marks the 20th anniversary.
Applications for the 20th Presidential Awards for Extracurricular Activities are now being accepted according to the following guidelines:

1. Purpose

To improve and further intensify extracurricular activities of Osaka University's students

2. Commendations

(1) Commendations will be for outstanding achievement as well as special recognition.

(2) Achievement will be recognized by a certificate of merit as well as an extra prize.

  A scene from the 2018 Award Ceremony

3. Criteria for the awards

To be eligible for a prize, an activity in the period from April 2018 through the date the application is made must meet one of the following criteria:

(1) Outstanding performance such as a championship victory in a competition outside the university.
(2) Outstanding performance such as a championship victory in a competition involving multiple universities.
(3) A well-deserved reputation bringing honor to the university.
(4) A significant contribution to volunteer activities.
(5) Recognition for having done something equivalent to or more than conditions (1) ~ (4) noted above.

4. Eligibility

Groups and individuals belonging to Osaka University

5. How to apply

• Fill out an Extracurricular Activities Report Form regarding the activity and its performance/achievement for the period from April 2018 through to the date of the application is submitted and submit it in an email entitled "Application for Presidential Awards for Extracurricular Activities" to the address below:

• Enter any accomplishments from April 2018 through to the date of the application on the Extracurricular Activities Report Form when submitting the form.

• Make sure to also include documents which objectively verify the achievements written on the form, if any. (e.g. Flyers, pamphlets, newspaper articles, etc. Copies will also be accepted.)

 6. Application deadline

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

7. Screening

The Student Life Committee will deliberate in determining the winners of the awards.

Applicants will be informed by late June.

8. Additional information

These awards are conducted with the support of the Osaka University Future Funds. If you are the recipient of this award, please note that we may ask for your cooperation with Future Funds publications (such as submitting photos/reports of your work).

9. For more information, please contact:

Suita Student Center: 06-6879-7120

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