Nomination Form and Requirements
Action Canada is seeking nominations for candidates who are in the early years of their careers or pursuing post-secondary studies, who have the promise to be future Canadian leaders and who will benefit by the study of leadership and public policy issues. Candidates must be nominated for an Action Canada fellowship.
The nominator submits a nomination by completing our online nomination form and uploading a letter of recommendation here, by 5:00 pm PT Friday, 8 February 2013. If this process has been successfully completed, the nominator and the candidate will receive a confirming email. The candidate is responsible for submitting the remainder of the required documentation, in duplicate, in one complete package by 5:00 pm PT Friday, 15 February 2013.
Letters of recommendation should describe how candidates meet the following selection criteria:
- Record of leadership and/or extraordinary achievement apart from academic studies.
- Superior character, open-mindedness, demonstrated teamwork ability and interest in working with others, energy and courage.
- A passion for Canada; the potential to become a Canadian leader and the commitment to make a positive contribution to Canada.
- Record of excellent post-secondary academic achievement, or other demonstration of outstanding intellectual ability.
Find more information on Candidate Eligibility Requirements, Candidate Selection Criteria and Candidate Requirements here.
Click here for the complete 2013/2014 Nomination Package, available as a PDF download. You will need Adobe Reader to open these files. If you do not have Adobe Reader installed on your computer, you can download the program for free by clicking here.