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Applications are being accepted for the 22nd 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 22nd installment of these awards.
Applications for the 22nd 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 students

2. Commendations

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

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


A scene from the 2020 Award Ceremony

3. Criteria for the awards

To be eligible for a prize, an activity in the period from April 2020 through March 2021 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 exceeding conditions (1) ~ (4) noted above.

4. Eligibility

Groups and individuals belonging to Osaka University and OU alumni who graduated during the 2020-21 academic year

5. How to apply

Please submit an Extracurricular Activities Report Form as well as documents which objectively verify the achievements written on the form to a Student Center (Suita, Toyonaka, or Minoh).

Documents to be submitted

Where to submit documents

Extracurricular Activities Report Form

Submit an Extracurricular Activities Report Form detailing the activity and its performance/achievement for the period from April 2020 through March 2021 (submissions may be made via hard copy (A4-size) and digitally (Excel file).)

The Extracurricular Activities Report Form can be downloaded on the KOAN bulletin board or via the link below.

Extracurricular Activities Report Form

• Hard copy

Any Student Center (Suita, Toyonaka, or Minoh)*1

• Digital submission (Excel

Send the form via the email address listed below

Documents which objectively verify achievements

Please submit any pamphlets, booklets, and media coverage such as newspaper articles. (Copies (A4-size) will also be accepted.)

Please number each document and highlight each relevant section of submitted media coverage in red.

List of documents verifying achievements

• Hard copy

Any student center (Suita, Toyonaka, or Minoh)*1

Please submit a completed copy of the list of documents verifying achievements and attach it to the cover.

• Email address for applications:

Replace [at] with @ when contacting this address.

Please title the email "Application for Presidential Awards for Extracurricular Activities."

*1) Regarding submission of hard copies 

Current students and alumni who graduated during the 2020-21 academic year may submit any hard copies to the address listed in 9. Contact below.

 6. Application deadline

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 17:00

(Applications postmarked on or before the application deadline will be accepted.)

7. Screening

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

Applicants will be informed by late July.

Please keep in mind that winners must attend an award ceremony scheduled for August.

8. Additional information

If you are a recipient of this award, please note that we may ask for your cooperation in providing activity reports and photos for various university publications.

9. Contact

Suita Student Center, Campus Life and Career Support Division, Department of Education and Student Affairs, Osaka University   

1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871 

TEL: 06-6879-7120 


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