Canadian Student Leader Awards

CSLA is pleased to offer up to eleven $500.00 annual student awards to exemplary student leaders from across Canada. The aim of these awards is to recognize outstanding achievement and contribution to student leadership in secondary schools and communities across Canada. These awards are the highest recognition CSLA gives to student leaders in Canada.

There will be a Canadian Student Leader Award offered to one deserving student from each province, the territories, and one discretionary award. In the event that there is no eligible applicant from a province or the territories, the CSLA Board of Directors will, at their discretion, award additional discretionary awards as is deemed merited.

The CSLA Board of Directors will approve award winners. Applicants will be evaluated on whether or not they meet the meet the award criteria.

Canadian Student Leadership Awards Application Package 2019-2020


2019-2020 Award Winners

Name School Province/Territory
Annie Wu R.A. McMath Secondary School BC
Ava Jane Szollosy Beaconsfield High School QC
Charlie Reist Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute ON
Emmy Curtis Yale Secondary School BC
Frouke de Backer Kensington Intermediate Senior High PE
James Poole St. Lewis Academy NL
Jenna Keveryga Centennial High School AB
Jenna Legge Kennebecasis Valley High School NB
Katherine Charette Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute ON
Katie Hart Ecole St. Patrick NT
Sarah Nagel Rimbey High School AB
Shubkarman Jaura Maples Collegiate MB
Sydney Winterholt John Paul II Collegiate SK


Applications for the upcoming school year’s bursary will be available in September 2020 and due April 15th, 2021.

More information is available here.

2018 – 2019 Award Winners

Name School  Province/Territory
Abigail Atienza Inuksuk High School NU
Aleisha Meggison Westisle Composite High PE
Alex Charette Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute ON
Carly MacKenzie Three Oaks Sr. High PE
Caroline Manning Weyburn Comprehensive SK
Charlotte Pollard Kennebecasis Valley High NB
Ghalia Aamer Old Scona Academic AB
Isabel Szollosy Beaconsfield High School QC
Jessica Hyde St. Peter’s Catholic SS ON
Madeline MacMillan Resurrection Catholic SS ON
Olivia Batten Westisle Composite High PE
Rancy Singh W.P. Wagner High School AB
Thu Huong Nguyen Strathcona High School AB